Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
554 PM EST MON JAN 26 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

AMZ300-271400-
554 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
LOW PRESSURE OFF THE MID ATLANTIC REGION WILL RAPIDLY INTENSITY
AS IT LIFTS NORTHEAST TONIGHT. A REINFORCING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
THROUGH LATE TUESDAY INTO TUESDAY NIGHT...FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE
THROUGH MID WEEK. A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS THE AREA
FRIDAY...WITH A RETURN OF HIGH PRESSURE ON SATURDAY.

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AMZ330-271400-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
554 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...53 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-271400-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
554 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
EARLY THIS EVENING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO
15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ352-271400-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
554 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING TO
15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ354-271400-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
554 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO
15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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AMZ374-271400-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
554 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT...BECOMING NW.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST BEYOND 40 NM.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.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.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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