Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
315 AM EDT THU OCT 2 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

AMZ300-022215-
315 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE WATERS THROUGH TONIGHT. A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL THEN MOVE THROUGH THE REGION FRIDAY NIGHT...WITH HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDING BACK OVER THE SOUTHEAST STATES THROUGH EARLY NEXT
WEEK. A WEAK STORM SYSTEM PASSING OFFSHORE COULD BRING SOME RAIN FOR
MID WEEK.

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AMZ350-022215-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
315 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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


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AMZ352-022215-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
315 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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


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AMZ330-022215-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
315 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E 10 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE.
.FRI...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 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...75 DEGREES.


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AMZ354-022215-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
315 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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


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AMZ374-022215-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
315 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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


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