Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
332 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

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

AMZ300-301145-
332 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION LATE TONIGHT AND HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN THROUGH SATURDAY. A WEAK COASTAL TROUGH
WILL DEVELOP SUNDAY AND LIFT NORTH AHEAD OF ANOTHER COLD FRONT
PASSING OVER THE AREA MONDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN RETURN
TO THE REGION TUESDAY BEFORE SHIFTING OFFSHORE AHEAD OF ANOTHER
STORM SYSTEM.

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AMZ330-301145-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
332 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT LATE THIS
EVENING...THEN BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO
15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...52 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-301145-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
332 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE
THIS EVENING...THEN BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2
TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING NE 5 TO
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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AMZ352-301145-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
332 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT LATE THIS
EVENING...THEN BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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AMZ354-301145-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
332 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT LATE THIS
EVENING...THEN BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

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AMZ374-301145-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
332 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.

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