Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Charleston SC
1238 PM EST Wed Dec 13 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

AMZ300-140515-
1238 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

.Synopsis for the coastal waters of south coastal South Carolina
and north coastal Georgia...
Dry high pressure will persist across the region through
Thursday. A cold front will push through the area Friday before
high pressure prevails Saturday and Sunday. Another cold front
will shift over the region Monday into Tuesday before high
pressure returns during the middle of next week.

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AMZ330-140515-
Charleston Harbor-
1238 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 5 to 10 kt.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt.
.SAT...NE winds 5 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 kt.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers.

Unless otherwise noted, waves 1 foot or less.

Charleston Harbor water temperature 54 degrees.

$$

AMZ350-140515-
Waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC out 20 NM-
1238 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt
late. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, increasing to 20
to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6
ft.
.THU...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, diminishing to
10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4
ft in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to
2 to 3 ft after midnight.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers.


$$

AMZ352-140515-
Waters from Edisto Beach SC to Savannah GA out 20 NM-
1238 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Seas 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, diminishing to 10
to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft
in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft in the evening, then
seas 1 foot.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A slight chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers.


$$

AMZ354-140515-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 20 NM, including
Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary-
1238 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, diminishing to 10
to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A slight chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ374-140515-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA extending from 20 to
60 NM-
1238 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 20 to 25 kt with gusts
to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...W winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft in the afternoon. A
slight chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers.


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