Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
922 PM EDT FRI APR 28 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

AMZ300-291630-
922 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
BROAD HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE REGION THROUGH THIS
WEEKEND. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...THEN A
STRONGER STORM SYSTEM WILL AFFECT THE AREA LATE WEEK.

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AMZ330-291630-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
922 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... BECOMING SW
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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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AMZ350-291630-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
922 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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

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AMZ352-291630-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
922 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG LATE.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S 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 AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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

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AMZ354-291630-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
922 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG LATE.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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

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AMZ374-291630-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
922 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...
BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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

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