Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
955 PM EST FRI DEC 26 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

AMZ300-271800-
955 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE REGION TONIGHT WILL SHIFT OFF THE COAST
SATURDAY. A WEAK WARM FRONT WILL DEVELOP TO THE NORTH AND NW OF
THE AREA SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY...BEFORE A COLD FRONT MOVES
THROUGH LATE MONDAY OR MONDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO
THE REGION FOR MUCH OF NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ330-271800-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
955 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING... THEN AREAS
OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...55 DEGREES.

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WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
955 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE
EVENING...THEN AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. AREAS OF FOG IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
955 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE
EVENING. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. AREAS OF FOG IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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AMZ354-271800-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
955 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2
TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE
EVENING. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. AREAS OF FOG IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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AMZ374-271800-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
955 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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