Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
324 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

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

AMZ300-022330-
324 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST TODAY. A BACKDOOR COLD FRONT WILL
DROP SOUTH THROUGH THE REGION TONIGHT...THEN STALL JUST SOUTH OF
THE AREA EARLY TUESDAY. THE FRONT WILL LIFT BACK NORTH AS A WARM
FRONT LATE TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM
THE NORTHWEST WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PASSING THROUGH THE REGION THURSDAY.
COLDER HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA INTO EARLY SATURDAY...
WITH A COASTAL TROUGH TO DEVELOP OFFSHORE INTO SUNDAY. ANOTHER COLD
FRONT COULD IMPACT THE AREA EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ330-022330-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
324 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. DENSE FOG THIS MORNING. VSBYS 1/2
MILE OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF
FOG.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 KT. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. AREAS OF FOG.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...47 DEGREES.


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AMZ350-022330-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
324 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. AREAS OF FOG THIS
MORNING REDUCING VSBYS TO 1/2 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FT LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING E 10
TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.


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AMZ352-022330-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
324 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT THIS
AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG THIS MORNING REDUCING VSBYS TO 1/2 NM OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE
EVENING. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.


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AMZ354-022330-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
324 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
3 FT THIS AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG THIS MORNING REDUCING VSBYS TO
1/2 NM OR LESS. PATCHY FOG THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.


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AMZ374-022330-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
324 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG EARLY THIS
MORNING. PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.


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