Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1002 AM EDT WED MAY 25 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

AMZ300-260515-
1002 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
ATLANTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL THROUGH FRIDAY. A WAVE OF LOW
PRESSURE IS THEN EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER THE WESTERN ATLANTIC AND
APPROACH THE SOUTHEAST COAST AS EARLY AS THIS WEEKEND. THE FORECAST
THEN BECOMES QUITE UNCERTAIN AND THE LOW COULD MEANDER OFF THE
SOUTHEAST COAST INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

AMZ330-260515-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1002 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.REST OF TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S
10 TO 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND 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...76 DEGREES.

$$

AMZ350-260515-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1002 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.REST OF TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S 10 KT.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ352-260515-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1002 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.REST OF TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE
10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ354-260515-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1002 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 KT. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ374-260515-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1002 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$


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