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Heavy rain likely for portions of the Southeast on Friday

An area of low pressure in the northern Gulf of Mexico will bring several inches of rain to portions of the Southeast on Friday. Rain will be moderate to occasionally heavy at times and will make travel conditions difficult. Hardest hit areas are expected to be southern Alabama, southern Georgia and northern Florida where rainfall totals will range from 2 to 4 inches with locally higher amounts.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 357 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

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Charleston Harbor

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...



  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE TO THE NORTH WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN TODAY. MEANWHILE... LOW PRESSURE WILL PUSH OFF THE GEORGIA COAST SATURDAY THEN CONTINUE TO PUSH OFFSHORE SUNDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRIEFLY BUILD INTO THE REGION MONDAY. A WEAKENING COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THE AREA BY WEDNESDAY...FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE THROUGH LATE WEEK.
  • Today NE winds 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers late this morning. Showers this afternoon.
  • Tonight NE winds 20 to 25 kt...diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers. Locally heavy rainfall possible.
  • Sat NE winds 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Showers with a slight chance of tstms.
  • Sat Night NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely with a slight chance of tstms.
  • Sun N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
  • Sun Night N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.
  • Mon N winds 10 to 15 kt.
  • Mon Night S winds around 5 kt.
  • Tue W winds 5 to 10 kt. A slight chance of showers.
  • Tue Night SW winds 10 kt. A slight chance of showers.

    mariners are reminded that winds and waves can be higher in and near tstms.

    unless otherwise noted...waves 1 foot or less.

    charleston harbor water temperature...64 degrees.






MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND WAVES CAN BE HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED...WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...64 DEGREES.

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