Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Charleston SC
928 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

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

AMZ300-190215-
928 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.Synopsis for the coastal waters of south coastal South Carolina
and north coastal Georgia...
Cold, dry high pressure will build over the region today and
tonight before moderating temperatures occur this weekend into
early next week. A cold front will push through the area late
Monday into early Tuesday, followed by dry high pressure into mid
week. A low pressure system could approach the area during the
second half of the week.

$$

AMZ330-190215-
Charleston Harbor-
928 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt,
diminishing to 10 kt this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 kt.
.SAT...W winds 5 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 kt.
.SUN...SW winds 5 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. A slight chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. A chance of showers.

Unless otherwise noted, waves 1 foot or less.

Charleston Harbor water temperature 45 degrees.

$$

AMZ350-190215-
Waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC out 20 NM-
928 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt,
diminishing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt this afternoon.
Seas 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft in the evening, then
seas 1 foot.
.SUN...S winds 5 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot. A slight chance of
showers.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.

$$

AMZ352-190215-
Waters from Edisto Beach SC to Savannah GA out 20 NM-
928 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
with gusts to 20 kt this afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to
2 to 3 ft this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft in the evening, then
seas 1 foot.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
1 foot.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers.

$$

AMZ354-190215-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 20 NM, including
Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary-
928 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt
with gusts to 20 kt this afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to
2 to 3 ft this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft in the morning, then seas
1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.SAT...W winds 5 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
1 foot.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ374-190215-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA extending from 20 to
60 NM-
928 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt
late. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.

$$



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