Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
321 AM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

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

AMZ300-252230-
321 AM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH OVER THE ATLANTIC BY EARLY THURSDAY
MORNING. LARGE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION THROUGH
THURSDAY AND WILL LINGER THROUGH THIS WEEKEND. A WEAK COLD FRONT
IS EXPECTED TO SLOW SLIDE OVER THE REGION ON TUESDAY.

$$

AMZ330-252230-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
321 AM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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...78 DEGREES.

$$

AMZ350-252230-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
321 AM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ352-252230-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
321 AM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ354-252230-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
321 AM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ374-252230-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
321 AM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.

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