Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1243 PM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

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

AMZ300-010845-
1243 PM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
ATLANTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL INTO WEDNESDAY...BEFORE A COLD
FRONT CROSSES THE AREA WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL RETURN FOR THE END OF THE WEEK.

$$

AMZ330-010845-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1243 PM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. AREAS OF FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT.

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...62 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-010845-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1243 PM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE
EVENING. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

$$

AMZ352-010845-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1243 PM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE
EVENING. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

$$

AMZ354-010845-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1243 PM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE
EVENING. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. AREAS OF FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

$$

AMZ374-010845-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1243 PM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

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