Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1053 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

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

AMZ300-220600-
1053 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE WATERS TODAY...BEFORE A WEAKENING
COLD FRONT MOVES ACROSS THE AREA TUESDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
THEN PREVAIL THROUGH LATE WEEK.

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AMZ330-220600-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1053 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.

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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AMZ350-220600-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1053 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5
FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

$$

AMZ352-220600-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1053 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ISOLATED TSTMS IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

$$

AMZ354-220600-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1053 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE
EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

$$

AMZ374-220600-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1053 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

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