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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
132 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM AND SAVANNAH GA TO
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 60 NM...INCLUDING CHARLESTON HARBOR AND GRAYS
REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY

AMZ330-312045-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
132 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N LATE.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
WITH GUST NEAR 30 LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...DECREASING
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS
TO 25 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED...WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...72 DEGREES.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
943 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

AMZ330-310945-
/O.CON.KCHS.SC.Y.0061.141101T0900Z-141102T1200Z/
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
943 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM EDT SATURDAY
TO 7 AM EST SUNDAY...

* IMPACTS...WIND AND OR WAVE CONDITIONS WILL BE HAZARDOUS TO
  SMALL CRAFT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DURING A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Gale Watch


COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
132 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM AND SAVANNAH GA TO
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 60 NM...INCLUDING CHARLESTON HARBOR AND GRAYS
REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY

AMZ350-312045-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
132 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT WITH
GUSTS 30 TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS AROUND 40 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS AROUND 35
KT...DECREASING AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
132 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM AND SAVANNAH GA TO
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 60 NM...INCLUDING CHARLESTON HARBOR AND GRAYS
REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY

AMZ352-312045-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
132 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT WITH
GUSTS 30 TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS AROUND 40 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS NEAR 40 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING TO
15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
132 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM AND SAVANNAH GA TO
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 60 NM...INCLUDING CHARLESTON HARBOR AND GRAYS
REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY

AMZ354-312045-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
132 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH
GUSTS 30 TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT... BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS AROUND 40 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS NEAR 40 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 25 TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4
FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
132 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM AND SAVANNAH GA TO
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 60 NM...INCLUDING CHARLESTON HARBOR AND GRAYS
REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY

AMZ374-312045-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
132 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO 3 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO
35 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...
BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT...DECREASING
TO 25 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
1023 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ256-311015-
MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM-
1023 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 40 KT...WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 4
TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

TRA

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
1022 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

AMZ254-256-311000-
/O.CON.KILM.GL.A.0003.141101T1300Z-141102T0900Z/
LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM-
1022 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 30 TO 35 KT...INCREASING TO 35 TO 40 KT WITH
  GUSTS TO 45 KT SATURDAY EVENING.

* SEAS...3 TO 6 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF SUSTAINED OR FREQUENT
GUSTS TO GALE FORCE...SPEEDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS...HAS
SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING AND OR LOCATION
IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL LEAD
TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
943 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

AMZ350-352-354-374-310945-
/O.CON.KCHS.GL.A.0017.141101T0900Z-141102T0600Z/
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT
20 NM...INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
943 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO
  40 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET.

* IMPACTS...GALE FORCE WINDS AND HIGH SEAS CAN PRODUCE DANGEROUS
  CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY FOR SMALL CRAFT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THE RISK FOR GALE FORCE WINDS HAS INCREASED. MARINERS SHOULD
CONSIDER ALTERING PLANS TO AVOID POSSIBLE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Freeze Watch


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
914 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

GAZ005>009-013>016-311000-
/O.CON.KFFC.FZ.A.0007.141101T0600Z-141101T1500Z/
MURRAY-FANNIN-GILMER-UNION-TOWNS-PICKENS-DAWSON-LUMPKIN-WHITE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DAHLONEGA...CLEVELAND
914 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...FREEZE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

* LOCATIONS...PARTS OF NORTH GEORGIA...NORTH AND EAST OF A LINE
  FROM CHATSWORTH TO JASPER TO HELEN.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOW 30S.

* TIMING...LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...FREEZING TEMPERATURES COULD DAMAGE OR KILL
  VEGETATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR A FREEZE EVENT
IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA. THOSE WITH AGRICULTURAL INTERESTS
IN THE WATCH AREA SHOULD MAKE PREPARATIONS TO PROTECT SENSITIVE
VEGETATION AND YOUNG TREES. IF YOU WILL BE SPENDING TIME
OUTSIDE...BE SURE TO DRESS IN LAYERS. REMEMBER TO DISCONNECT
OUTDOOR HOSES ACCOUNT FOR OUTDOOR PETS DURING THE COLD WEATHER.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
1043 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

AMZ450-452-454-470-472-474-FLZ020>025-030>033-035>038-040-GAZ132>136-
149>154-162>166-310845-
ALACHUA-
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL OUT TO 20 NM-APPLING-ATKINSON-
BACON-BAKER-BRADFORD-BRANTLEY-CAMDEN (COASTAL)-CAMDEN (INLAND)-
CHARLTON-CLAY-CLINCH-COFFEE-COLUMBIA-DUVAL-ECHOLS-
FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST AUGUSTINE FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST AUGUSTINE FL OUT TO 20 NM-FLAGLER-GILCHRIST-
GLYNN (COASTAL)-GLYNN (INLAND)-HAMILTON-JEFF DAVIS-MARION-NASSAU-
PIERCE-PUTNAM-ST AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
ST AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 20 NM-ST JOHNS-SUWANNEE-UNION-
WARE-WAYNE-
1043 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED ACROSS NORTHEAST FLORIDA THIS
AFTERNOON...

...MUCH COLDER AND WINDY CONDITIONS EXPECTED THIS WEEKEND...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST FLORIDA...SOUTHEAST
GEORGIA AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY TO DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING
ACROSS NORTHEAST FLORIDA...COASTAL SOUTHEAST GEORGIA AND THE ATLANTIC
COASTAL WATERS. WHILE AN ISOLATED STRONG THUNDERSTORM CANNOT BE RULED
OUT ACROSS LOCATIONS EAST OF HIGHWAY 301...SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT
ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME. ANY SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL MOVE OFF THE
COAST BY THE LATE EVENING HOURS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

A MUCH COLDER AIRMASS IS EXPECTED THIS WEEKEND WITH BLUSTERY NORTH
WINDS. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED SATURDAY OVER THE
COASTAL WATERS WITH GUSTS TO GALE FORCE POSSIBLE. WINDS AND SEAS
WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE EARLY NEXT WEEK.

AN ELEVATED FIRE DANGER IS POSSIBLE ON SATURDAY OVER INLAND NORTHEAST
FLORIDA DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF LOW HUMIDITY AND WINDY CONDITIONS.

ONSHORE FLOW SUNDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY WILL LIKELY LEAD TO AN ELEVATED
RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE COAST.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT REQUESTED AT THIS TIME.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
IN JACKSONVILLE WEBSITE ON THE INTERNET AT WEATHER.GOV/JAX.

$$

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