Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
710 AM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

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

AMZ300-300215-
710 AM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A STALLED FRONT TO THE SOUTH OF THE AREA WILL LIFT NORTH TONIGHT BUT
GRADUALLY DISSIPATE LATE. UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE WILL PASS INLAND
SUNDAY...THEN ATLANTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXPAND INTO THE REGION
MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. MID TO LATE WEEK...THE REMNANTS OF TROPICAL
STORM ERIKA COULD DRIFT NORTHEAST OR MEANDER OVER OR CLOSE TO THE
REGION. REFER TO THE LATEST ADVISORY ON ERIKA ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER.

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AMZ330-300215-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
710 AM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY IN
THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF
TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 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...84 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-300215-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
710 AM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE
THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE
LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT.

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

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AMZ352-300215-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
710 AM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS
MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.

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

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AMZ354-300215-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
710 AM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING... THEN SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS
UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS LATE.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.

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

$$

AMZ374-300215-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
710 AM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS
MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING...
THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.WED...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.

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

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