Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1157 AM EST WED FEB 22 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

AMZ300-230800-
1157 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
WEAK LOW PRESSURE WILL PASS TO THE SOUTH INTO THURSDAY. A COLD FRONT
WILL CROSS THE REGION EARLY SATURDAY, FOLLOWED BY COOLER HIGH
PRESSURE THROUGH MONDAY. THE HIGH WILL THEN SHIFT OFFSHORE BRINGING
UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES BACK TO THE AREA FOR MID WEEK.

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AMZ330-230800-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1157 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS
5 KT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 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...60 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-230800-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1157 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

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AMZ352-230800-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1157 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

$$

AMZ354-230800-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1157 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

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AMZ374-230800-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1157 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.THU...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT... BUILDING TO
6 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT... SUBSIDING TO 5 TO
7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 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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