Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Charleston SC
1205 AM EST Thu Dec 14 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

AMZ300-141715-
1205 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.Synopsis for the coastal waters of south coastal South Carolina
and north coastal Georgia...
High pressure will persist across the region through Thursday. A
mainly dry cold front will then push through later Friday and
Friday night before high pressure returns Saturday and Sunday.
Another cold front will move through Monday into Tuesday before
high pressure returns during the middle of next week.

$$

AMZ330-141715-
Charleston Harbor-
1205 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Gusts to 25 kt near the harbor
entrance. Waves 1 to 2 ft, mainly near the harbor entrance.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt.
.SAT...NW winds 5 kt, becoming E in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds 5 kt.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers.
.MON...SW winds 10 kt. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. A slight chance of showers.

Unless otherwise noted, waves 1 foot or less.

Charleston Harbor water temperature 54 degrees.

$$

AMZ350-141715-
Waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC out 20 NM-
1205 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, diminishing to
15 kt with gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft,
subsiding to 3 to 4 ft in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts
to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft in
the afternoon. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to
2 to 3 ft after midnight.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft in the morning, then seas 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance
of showers.

$$

AMZ352-141715-
Waters from Edisto Beach SC to Savannah GA out 20 NM-
1205 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building
to 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...W winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft in the evening, then
seas 1 foot.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft in the morning, then seas 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance
of showers.

$$

AMZ354-141715-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 20 NM, including
Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary-
1205 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...W winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A slight chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft in the morning, then seas 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers.

$$

AMZ374-141715-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA extending from 20 to
60 NM-
1205 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...W winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4
ft in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts
to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance
of showers.

$$



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