Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
158 AM EDT MON APR 24 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

AMZ300-242100-
158 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL AFFECT THE AREA TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY.
HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD INTO THE AREA THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

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AMZ330-242100-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
158 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 15 KT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. RAIN HEAVY AT
TIMES WITH VSBYS LESS THAN 1 NM.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT.

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...75 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-242100-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
158 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. RAIN
HEAVY AT TIMES WITH VSBYS LESS THAN 1 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

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AMZ352-242100-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
158 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS WITH
A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

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AMZ354-242100-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
158 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

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AMZ374-242100-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
158 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

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