Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1027 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

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

AMZ300-110630-
1027 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD EAST FROM THE LOWER GULF COAST REGION
THROUGH TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE ON THURSDAY WILL GIVE WAY TO A WEAK
AREA OF LOW PRESSURE AND ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT THURSDAY NIGHT.
BEHIND THIS SYSTEM AN  ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THE
REGION BY SATURDAY. HIGH PRESSURE  WILL THEN REMAIN IN CONTROL UNTIL
EARLY NEXT WEEK WHEN THE NEXT FRONTAL  SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE
REGION.

$$

AMZ330-110630-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1027 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

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

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO
30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...HIGHEST NEAR THE HARBOR ENTRANCE.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT THIS EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT EARLY.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...50 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-110630-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1027 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5
FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING W 5 TO
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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AMZ352-110630-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1027 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

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

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AMZ354-110630-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1027 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

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

$$

AMZ374-110630-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1027 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 5
TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING W 10 TO
15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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