Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
922 PM EDT SUN SEP 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

AMZ300-221630-
922 PM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH TONIGHT AND THEN ADVANCE THROUGH THE
REGION LATE MONDAY...STALLING SOUTH OF THE AREA THROUGH NEXT
WEEKEND. A BROAD AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD FROM THE NORTH
TUESDAY AND WILL PREVAIL INTO NEXT WEEKEND...WHILE A TROUGH OF LOW
PRESSURE DEVELOPS AND STRENGTHENS NEAR THE SOUTHEAST COAST.

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AMZ330-221630-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
922 PM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 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...80 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-221630-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
922 PM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY
IN THE EVENING.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 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.

$$

AMZ352-221630-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
922 PM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 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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AMZ354-221630-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
922 PM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 FOOT...THEN 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 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.

$$

AMZ374-221630-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
922 PM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...
THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 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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