Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1023 AM EST MON DEC 29 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

AMZ300-300630-
1023 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SOUTHEAST THROUGH THE AREA THIS EVENING AND
INTO TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE AREA TUESDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY...BEFORE MOVING INTO THE ATLANTIC BY SATURDAY. A COASTAL
TROUGH WILL DEVELOP EARLY THIS WEEKEND THEN LIFT NORTH OF THE
REGION ON SUNDAY. A COLD FRONT FRONT WILL THEN PASS OFF THE COAST
EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ330-300630-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1023 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE. PATCHY FOG. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY LATE.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...56 DEGREES.

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WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1023 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1023 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1023 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

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WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1023 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

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