Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1242 PM EDT MON MAR 27 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

AMZ300-280745-
1242 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
ATLANTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL WEAKEN EARLY THIS WEEK. A WEAK COLD
FRONT WILL STALL OVER OR NEAR THE AREA DURING THE MIDDLE OF THE
WEEK, THEN SHIFT BACK NORTH AS A WARM FRONT THURSDAY NIGHT INTO
FRIDAY. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT INTO
SATURDAY FOLLOWED BY DRIER HIGH PRESSURE SUNDAY.

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AMZ330-280745-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1242 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF 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...62 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-280745-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1242 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO
5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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

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AMZ352-280745-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1242 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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AMZ354-280745-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1242 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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AMZ374-280745-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1242 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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