Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
837 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

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

AMZ300-311545-
837 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A STRONG UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE ACROSS GEORGIA WILL MOVE NORTH AND
WEAKEN TONIGHT. ON THE PERIPHERY OF ATLANTIC HIGH PRESSURE...A WEAK
TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MEANDER OVER THE SOUTHEAST THIS WEEK.
LATE THIS WEEK INTO NEXT WEEKEND...LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP OVER
THE ATLANTIC WHILE WEAK INLAND HIGH PRESSURE EXPANDS SOUTH AND
EAST INTO THE REGION.

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AMZ330-311545-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
837 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT GUSTING TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2
FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL
POSSIBLE.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 KT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT IN THE EVENING... BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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...83 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-311545-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
837 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. LOCALLY
HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL POSSIBLE IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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AMZ352-311545-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
837 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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AMZ354-311545-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
837 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL POSSIBLE.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE IN THE
MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

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

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AMZ374-311545-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
837 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT... SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.

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

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