232  
WHUS72 KCHS 290738  
MWWCHS  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC  
338 AM EDT THU OCT 29 2020  
 
AMZ350-291545-  
/O.EXT.KCHS.SC.Y.0068.201029T0738Z-201029T2200Z/  
/O.UPG.KCHS.GL.A.0012.201030T0400Z-201030T0900Z/  
/O.NEW.KCHS.GL.W.0011.201029T2200Z-201030T1200Z/  
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-  
338 AM EDT THU OCT 29 2020  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS  
EVENING...  
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 AM EDT  
FRIDAY...  
 
* WHAT...FOR THE GALE WARNING, SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH  
GUSTS UP TO 40 KT AND SEAS 5 TO 8 FT EXPECTED. FOR THE SMALL  
CRAFT ADVISORY, SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT  
AND SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.  
 
* WHERE...SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH OUT 20 NM.  
 
* WHEN...FOR THE GALE WARNING, FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 AM  
EDT FRIDAY. FOR THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY, UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS  
EVENING.  
 
* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS SEAS WHICH COULD  
CAPSIZE OR DAMAGE VESSELS AND REDUCE VISIBILITY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MARINERS SHOULD ALTER PLANS TO AVOID THESE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.  
REMAIN IN PORT, SEEK SAFE HARBOR, ALTER COURSE, AND/OR SECURE THE  
VESSEL FOR SEVERE CONDITIONS.  
 

 
 

 
 
AMZ374-291545-  
/O.EXT.KCHS.SC.Y.0068.201029T0738Z-201029T2200Z/  
/O.UPG.KCHS.GL.A.0012.201030T0400Z-201030T0900Z/  
/O.NEW.KCHS.GL.W.0011.201029T2200Z-201030T1200Z/  
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
338 AM EDT THU OCT 29 2020  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS  
EVENING...  
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 AM EDT  
FRIDAY...  
 
* WHAT...FOR THE GALE WARNING, SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH  
GUSTS UP TO 35 KT AND SEAS 5 TO 8 FT EXPECTED. FOR THE SMALL  
CRAFT ADVISORY, SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT  
AND SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.  
 
* WHERE...SAVANNAH TO ALTAMAHA SOUND FROM 20 TO 60 NM.  
 
* WHEN...FOR THE GALE WARNING, FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 AM  
EDT FRIDAY. FOR THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY, UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS  
EVENING.  
 
* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS SEAS WHICH COULD  
CAPSIZE OR DAMAGE VESSELS AND REDUCE VISIBILITY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MARINERS SHOULD ALTER PLANS TO AVOID THESE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.  
REMAIN IN PORT, SEEK SAFE HARBOR, ALTER COURSE, AND/OR SECURE THE  
VESSEL FOR SEVERE CONDITIONS.  
 

 
 

 
 
AMZ330-291545-  
/O.EXT.KCHS.SC.Y.0068.201029T0738Z-201029T2200Z/  
/O.NEW.KCHS.GL.A.0013.201029T2200Z-201030T1200Z/  
CHARLESTON HARBOR-  
338 AM EDT THU OCT 29 2020  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS  
EVENING...  
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY  
MORNING...  
 
* WHAT...FOR THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY, SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT  
WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT AND WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET. FOR THE GALE  
WATCH, SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT AND  
WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET POSSIBLE.  
 
* WHERE...CHARLESTON HARBOR.  
 
* WHEN...FOR THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY, UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS  
EVENING. FOR THE GALE WATCH, FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY  
MORNING.  
 
* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS CAN CAUSE HAZARDOUS SEAS WHICH COULD  
CAPSIZE OR DAMAGE VESSELS AND REDUCE VISIBILITY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MARINERS SHOULD CONSIDER ALTERING PLANS TO AVOID POSSIBLE  
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS. REMAIN IN PORT, SEEK SAFE HARBOR, ALTER  
COURSE, AND/OR SECURE THE VESSEL FOR SEVERE WIND AND SEAS.  
 

 
 

 
 
AMZ352-291545-  
/O.EXT.KCHS.SC.Y.0068.201029T0738Z-201029T2200Z/  
/O.NEW.KCHS.GL.A.0013.201029T2200Z-201030T1200Z/  
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-  
338 AM EDT THU OCT 29 2020  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS  
EVENING...  
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY  
MORNING...  
 
* WHAT...FOR THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY, SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT  
WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT AND SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. FOR THE GALE WATCH,  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT AND SEAS 4  
TO 7 FT POSSIBLE.  
 
* WHERE...EDISTO BEACH TO SAVANNAH OUT 20 NM.  
 
* WHEN...FOR THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY, UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS  
EVENING. FOR THE GALE WATCH, FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY  
MORNING.  
 
* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS CAN CAUSE HAZARDOUS SEAS WHICH COULD  
CAPSIZE OR DAMAGE VESSELS AND REDUCE VISIBILITY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MARINERS SHOULD CONSIDER ALTERING PLANS TO AVOID POSSIBLE  
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS. REMAIN IN PORT, SEEK SAFE HARBOR, ALTER  
COURSE, AND/OR SECURE THE VESSEL FOR SEVERE WIND AND SEAS.  
 

 
 

 
 
AMZ354-291545-  
/O.EXT.KCHS.SC.Y.0068.201029T0738Z-201029T2200Z/  
/O.NEW.KCHS.GL.A.0013.201029T2200Z-201030T1200Z/  
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM, INCLUDING  
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-  
338 AM EDT THU OCT 29 2020  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS  
EVENING...  
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY  
MORNING...  
 
* WHAT...FOR THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY, SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT  
WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT AND SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. FOR THE GALE WATCH,  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT AND SEAS 3  
TO 5 FT POSSIBLE.  
 
* WHERE...SAVANNAH TO ALTAMAHA SOUND OUT 20 NM.  
 
* WHEN...FOR THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY, UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS  
EVENING. FOR THE GALE WATCH, FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY  
MORNING.  
 
* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS CAN CAUSE HAZARDOUS SEAS WHICH COULD  
CAPSIZE OR DAMAGE VESSELS AND REDUCE VISIBILITY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MARINERS SHOULD CONSIDER ALTERING PLANS TO AVOID POSSIBLE  
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS. REMAIN IN PORT, SEEK SAFE HARBOR, ALTER  
COURSE, AND/OR SECURE THE VESSEL FOR SEVERE WIND AND SEAS.  
 

 
 

 
 
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