Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
153 PM EDT WED AUG 20 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

AMZ300-210900-
153 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
THE WATERS WILL REMAIN SITUATED BETWEEN ATLANTIC HIGH PRESSURE AND
AN INLAND TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE THROUGH FRIDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL
ADVANCE THROUGH THE AREA THIS WEEKEND...THEN HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD FROM THE NORTH INTO THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.


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AMZ330-210900-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
153 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT 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...84 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-210900-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
153 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 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.

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AMZ352-210900-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
153 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 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.

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AMZ354-210900-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
153 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 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.

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AMZ374-210900-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
153 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

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

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