Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
000
FZUS52 KCHS 291604
CWFCHS

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1204 PM EDT SUN MAR 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

AMZ300-300715-
1204 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
CONTINENTAL HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL TODAY...THEN SHIFT INTO
THE ATLANTIC TONIGHT. WEAK COLD FRONTS WILL PUSH INTO THE REGION
LATE MONDAY AND AGAIN WEDNESDAY...AND BOTH FRONTS SHOULD DISSIPATE
OVER OR CLOSE TO THE AREA. ATLANTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD
OVER THE REGION THROUGH LATE WEEK.

$$

AMZ330-300715-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1204 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E LATE.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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...59 DEGREES.

$$

AMZ350-300715-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1204 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

AMZ352-300715-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1204 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE EVENING.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

AMZ354-300715-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1204 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT EARLY...DIMINISHING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
1 FOOT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.


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

$$

AMZ374-300715-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1204 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25
KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.