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Gale Warning


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Charleston SC
300 AM EST Thu Jan 28 2021

AMZ330-281600-
/O.CON.KCHS.GL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-210128T1700Z/
Charleston Harbor-
300 AM EST Thu Jan 28 2021

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

* WHAT...Northwest and north winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35
  kt and waves 2 to 3 feet.

* WHERE...Charleston Harbor.

* WHEN...Until noon EST Thursday.

* 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Charleston SC
300 AM EST Thu Jan 28 2021

AMZ354-281600-
/O.CON.KCHS.GL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-210128T1700Z/
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 20 NM, including
Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary-
300 AM EST Thu Jan 28 2021

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

* WHAT...Northwest winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 35 kt.

* WHERE...Savannah to Altamaha Sound out 20 NM.

* WHEN...Until noon EST Thursday.

* 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Charleston SC
300 AM EST Thu Jan 28 2021

AMZ350-281600-
/O.CON.KCHS.GL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-210128T1900Z/
Waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC out 20 NM-
300 AM EST Thu Jan 28 2021

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Northwest winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 35 kt and
  seas 4 to 6 ft.

* WHERE...South Santee River to Edisto Beach out 20 NM.

* WHEN...Until 2 PM EST Thursday.

* 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Charleston SC
300 AM EST Thu Jan 28 2021

AMZ374-281600-
/O.CON.KCHS.GL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-210128T1900Z/
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA from 20 to 60 NM-
300 AM EST Thu Jan 28 2021

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Northwest winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt and
  seas 7 to 9 ft.

* WHERE...Savannah to Altamaha Sound from 20 to 60 NM.

* WHEN...Until 2 PM EST Thursday.

* 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Charleston SC
300 AM EST Thu Jan 28 2021

AMZ352-281600-
/O.CON.KCHS.GL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-210128T1700Z/
Waters from Edisto Beach SC to Savannah GA out 20 NM-
300 AM EST Thu Jan 28 2021

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

* WHAT...Northwest winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 35 kt and
  seas 4 to 6 ft.

* WHERE...Edisto Beach to Savannah out 20 NM.

* WHEN...Until noon EST Thursday.

* 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
218 AM EST Thu Jan 28 2021

AMZ450-452-454-281800-
/O.EXT.KJAX.GL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-210128T1800Z/
Coastal waters from Altamaha Sound to Fernandina Beach FL out
20 NM-
Coastal waters from Fernandina Beach to St. Augustine FL out
20 NM-
Coastal waters from St. Augustine to Flagler Beach FL out 20 NM-
218 AM EST Thu Jan 28 2021

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt and
  seas 5 to 7 ft.

* WHERE...Southeast Georgia and Northeast Florida coastal waters
  from Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 20 NM.

* WHEN...Until 1 PM EST this afternoon.

* 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
218 AM EST Thu Jan 28 2021

AMZ470-472-474-282100-
/O.CON.KJAX.GL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-210128T2100Z/
Waters from Altamaha Sound GA to Fernandina Beach FL from 20 to
60 NM-
Waters from Fernandina Beach to St. Augustine FL from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from St. Augustine to Flagler Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
218 AM EST Thu Jan 28 2021

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Northwest winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt and
  seas 7 to 10 ft.

* WHERE...Southeast Georgia and Northeast Florida coastal waters
  from Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM.

* WHEN...Until 4 PM EST this afternoon.

* 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
959 PM EST Wed Jan 27 2021

AMZ250-252-254-256-281100-
/O.CON.KILM.GL.W.0003.210128T0500Z-210128T1900Z/
Coastal waters from Surf City to Cape Fear NC out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Cape Fear NC to Little River Inlet SC out
20 nm-
Coastal waters from Little River Inlet to Murrells Inlet SC out
20 nm-
Coastal waters from Murrells Inlet to South Santee River SC out
20 nm-
959 PM EST Wed Jan 27 2021

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Northwest to North winds peaking at 20 to 30 kt with
  gusts 35 to 40 kt. Seas will peak in the 4 to 8 ft range.
  Highest winds and seas at 10 to 20 nm out.

* WHERE...Southeast North Carolina and Northeast South Carolina
  coastal waters.

* WHEN...Until 2 PM EST Thursday.

* 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.

&&

$$

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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
930 PM EST Wed Jan 27 2021

West central North Atlantic continental shelf and slope waters
beyond 20 nm to 250 nm offshore, including south of Georges Bank
from 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore.

Seas given as significant wave height, which is the average
height of the highest 1/3 of the waves. Individual waves may be
more than twice the significant wave height.

ANZ835-281600-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 FM-
930 PM EST Wed Jan 27 2021

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 30 to 40 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft, building to 8 to 13 ft. Rain with vsby 1 nm or less.
.THU...Winds becoming N to NW 35 to 45 kt. Seas building to 12
to 20 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to
9 to 15 ft.
.FRI...N winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 8 to 13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 11
ft.
.SAT...N to NE winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S 25 to 35 kt. Seas 5 to
9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming SW. Seas building to 10
to 17 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 12
ft.

$$


Lake Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Charleston SC
256 AM EST Thu Jan 28 2021

SCZ045-281600-
/O.CON.KCHS.LW.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-210128T1900Z/
Inland Berkeley-
Including the cities of Goose Creek and Moncks Corner
256 AM EST Thu Jan 28 2021

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON FOR LAKE MOULTRIE...

* WHAT...Northwest and north winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
  30 knots and waves 2 to 3 ft expected.

* WHERE...Lake Moultrie.

* WHEN...Until 2 PM EST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds and rough waves on Lake Moultrie will
  create hazardous conditions for small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Boaters on Lake Moultrie should use extra caution since strong
winds and rough waves can overturn small craft.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Columbia SC
1253 AM EST Thu Jan 28 2021

GAZ040-063>065-077-SCZ016-018-020>022-025>031-035>038-041-115-116-
281400-
/O.NEW.KCAE.LW.Y.0002.210128T0600Z-210128T1700Z/
Lincoln-McDuffie-Columbia-Richmond-Burke-Chesterfield-McCormick-
Newberry-Fairfield-Kershaw-Edgefield-Saluda-Lexington-Richland-
Lee-Aiken-Sumter-Barnwell-Orangeburg-Calhoun-Clarendon-Bamberg-
Northern Lancaster-Southern Lancaster-
Including the cities of Lincolnton, Thomson, Martinez, Evans,
Augusta, Hephzibah, Waynesboro, Cheraw, Pageland, Mccormick,
Newberry, Winnsboro, Winnsboro Mills, Camden, Lugoff, Edgefield,
Johnston, Saluda, Ridge Spring, Seven Oaks, West Columbia, Cayce,
Lexington, Red Bank, Oak Grove, Columbia, Bishopville, Aiken,
North Augusta, Sumter, Barnwell, Williston, Blackville,
Orangeburg, Brookdale, St. Matthews, Manning, Summerton, Bamberg,
Denmark, Indian Land, Lancaster, Elgin, and Lancaster Mill
1253 AM EST Thu Jan 28 2021

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

* WHAT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 30 knots
  expected.

* WHERE...Portions of central South Carolina and east central
  Georgia.

* WHEN...Until noon EST today.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds and rough waves on area lakes will
  create hazardous conditions for small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Boaters on area lakes should use extra caution since strong winds
and rough waves can overturn small craft.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Charleston SC
1236 AM EST Thu Jan 28 2021

GAZ118-119-SCZ048>052-281215-
Inland Chatham-Coastal Chatham-Beaufort-Coastal Colleton-
Charleston-Coastal Jasper-Tidal Berkeley-
1236 AM EST Thu Jan 28 2021

...HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS POSSIBLE ON AREA BRIDGES AND
OVERPASSES OVERNIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING...

A strong cold front will push offshore after midnight. Winds will
rapidly increase behind the front as cooler, drier conditions
move into the region. Wind gusts as high as 40 to 45 mph could
occur on some of the taller bridges and overpasses along the coast
from Savannah area into the Charleston area through Thursday
morning. This will create hazardous driving conditions. Motorists
should be prepared for strong, sudden wind gusts which could cause
you to lose control of your vehicle.

Some bridges that could be impacted include, the Ravenel Bridge,
the Don Holt Bridge, the James B. Edwards Bridge, the Ben Sawyer
Bridge, the Isle of Palms connector, the Amos Nathaniel Rodgers
Bridge, the McKinley Washington Junior Bridge, the Woods Memorial
Bridge, the Harbor River Bridge and the Talmadge Memorial Bridge.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Be careful when driving high profile vehicles across bridges and
overpasses.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
315 AM EST Thu Jan 28 2021

AMZ250-252-254-256-290815-
Coastal waters from Surf City to Cape Fear NC out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Cape Fear NC to Little River Inlet SC out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Little River Inlet to Murrells Inlet SC out
20 nm-
Coastal waters from Murrells Inlet to South Santee River SC out
20 nm-
315 AM EST Thu Jan 28 2021

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the adjacent Coastal Waters.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Gale Warning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

Small Craft Advisory conditions will follow the Gale Warning from
mid-afternoon Thu through early Fri.

Small Craft Advisory conditions possible Sun and again Tue.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Charleston SC
301 AM EST Thu Jan 28 2021

AMZ350-374-290815-
Waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC out 20 NM-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA from 20 to 60 NM-
301 AM EST Thu Jan 28 2021

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Atlantic coastal waters.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Gale Warning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter assistance is not anticipated at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Charleston SC
301 AM EST Thu Jan 28 2021

AMZ330-352-354-290815-
Charleston Harbor-
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-
301 AM EST Thu Jan 28 2021

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Atlantic coastal waters.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Gale Warning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter assistance is not anticipated at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Charleston SC
301 AM EST Thu Jan 28 2021

SCZ045-290815-
Inland Berkeley-
301 AM EST Thu Jan 28 2021

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON FOR
LAKE MOULTRIE...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast South Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Lake Wind Advisory.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter assistance is not anticipated at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Columbia SC
1253 AM EST Thu Jan 28 2021

GAZ040-063>065-077-SCZ016-018-020>022-025>031-035>038-041-115-116-
290600-
Lincoln-McDuffie-Columbia-Richmond-Burke-Chesterfield-McCormick-
Newberry-Fairfield-Kershaw-Edgefield-Saluda-Lexington-Richland-Lee-
Aiken-Sumter-Barnwell-Orangeburg-Calhoun-Clarendon-Bamberg-
Northern Lancaster-Southern Lancaster-
1253 AM EST Thu Jan 28 2021

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the Midlands of South Carolina
and the Central Savannah River area of Georgia.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Lake Wind Advisory.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Lake Wind Advisory.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

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