Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
643 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

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

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643 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
TREACHEROUS MARINE CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL AS STRONG LOW PRESSURE
TRACKS NORTH AND NE AND INTENSIFIES OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST
TODAY...THEN MOVES AWAY FROM THE REGION TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL
CROSS THE AREA MONDAY. A DEEP TROUGH WILL REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH
THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FOR LATE IN THE
WEEK.

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CHARLESTON HARBOR-
643 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT THIS
MORNING...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT LATE THIS
MORNING AND AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT LATE. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT. RAIN THIS MORNING...TAPERING OFF IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...54 DEGREES.

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WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
643 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...INCREASING TO
30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 50 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8
FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT. RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8
FT... SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
643 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. GUSTS TO 35 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN THIS
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING W
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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AMZ354-080245-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
643 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW THIS AFTERNOON. GUSTS
TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT THIS
AFTERNOON. RAIN THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING W
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
643 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW THIS AFTERNOON. GUSTS
TO 45 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. RAIN THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
RAIN EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10
FT... SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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