Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
715 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

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

AMZ300-290215-
715 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
TROPICAL DEPRESSION TWO WILL APPROACH THE SOUTHEAST COAST TODAY INTO
TONIGHT, BEFORE MOVING ONSHORE OVER OR NEAR THE AREA SUNDAY AND THEN
WEAKENING. THE LOW COULD LINGER IN THE VICINITY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK
BEFORE EVENTUALLY LIFTING AWAY TO THE NORTHEAST. A COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH THE REGION LATE NEXT WEEK. PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST
ADVISORY ON TROPICAL DEPRESSION TWO FROM THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER.

$$

AMZ330-290215-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
715 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...
...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT THIS AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
THIS AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY LATE.
.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. NE WINDS 25 TO 35
KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL POSSIBLE.
.SUN NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. W WINDS 20 TO 25
KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. A CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 KT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.

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...77 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-290215-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
715 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...
...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS LIKELY LATE.
.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. NE WINDS 25 TO
30 KT...BECOMING E 30 TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...
BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...
BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE.
.SUN NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SW WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT... SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS LIKELY. A CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ352-290215-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
715 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...
...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO
5 FT THIS AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...
INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING
TO 6 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 20 KT TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8
FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NW WINDS 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ354-290215-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
715 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO
5 FT THIS AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO 3 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY IN THE
EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ374-290215-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
715 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...
...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT THIS AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. N WINDS 15 TO 20
KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE.
.SUN...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6
TO 8 FT... SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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