Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
646 AM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

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

AMZ300-282130-
646 AM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION LATE TODAY INTO TONIGHT
AND BECOME STATIONARY SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST OF THE AREA THROUGH THE
MIDDLE OF THE WEEK. THE FRONT WILL THEN SLOWLY MOVE BACK TOWARDS
THE SOUTHEAST COAST AS A COASTAL TROUGH LATE IN THE WEEK.

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AMZ330-282130-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
646 AM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 2 FT THIS AFTERNOON. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT EARLY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.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...85 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-282130-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
646 AM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 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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AMZ352-282130-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
646 AM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 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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AMZ354-282130-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
646 AM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING W 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 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...E WINDS 5 TO 10 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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AMZ374-282130-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
646 AM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 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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