Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Charleston SC
950 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

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

AMZ300-251415-
950 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.Synopsis for the coastal waters of south coastal South Carolina
and north coastal Georgia...
Unseasonably warm high pressure will prevail through Sunday. A
cold front will move into the region Sunday night and Monday,
pushing south of the area Monday night as high pressure builds
from the north. High pressure is then expected until a warm front
moves through Wednesday or Wednesday night, followed by another
cold front late next week.

$$

AMZ330-251415-
Charleston Harbor-
950 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt.
.SUN...SW winds 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. A chance of showers.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. A
slight chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely in
the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 15 kt with gusts to
20 kt after midnight. A slight chance of showers in the evening.
.TUE...NE winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 kt after
midnight.
.WED...E winds 5 kt. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers.
.THU...SW winds 10 kt. A slight chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. A chance of showers.

Unless otherwise noted, waves 1 foot or less.

Charleston Harbor water temperature 63 degrees.

$$

AMZ350-251415-
Waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC out 20 NM-
950 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of showers
in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft, subsiding to
3 to 4 ft after midnight. A chance of showers. Patchy fog.
.MON...SW winds 10 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Seas 3 to
4 ft. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely in
the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming E
5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft
after midnight.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.
.THU...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A slight chance of
showers.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of
showers.

$$

AMZ352-251415-
Waters from Edisto Beach SC to Savannah GA out 20 NM-
950 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight
chance of showers. Patchy fog.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of
showers in the morning, then a chance of showers with a slight
chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 15 to 20 kt with
gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to
4 ft after midnight. A chance of showers in the evening.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming E
5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance
of showers.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of
showers.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.

Mariners are reminded that winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ354-251415-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 20 NM, including
Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary-
950 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Patchy fog in the evening.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers in the morning, then a chance of showers with a slight
chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with
gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft
after midnight. A chance of showers, mainly in the evening.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft,
building to 4 to 5 ft in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming E
5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.

Mariners are reminded that winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ374-251415-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA extending from 20 to
60 NM-
950 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. A slight chance of showers
in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 ft. A chance of showers with a
slight chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 15 to 20 kt with
gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 3 ft, building to 4 to 5 ft
after midnight. A chance of showers, mainly in the evening.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
A slight chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming E
5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft
after midnight. A slight chance of showers.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A slight chance
of showers.
.THU...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. A slight chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of
showers.

Mariners are reminded that winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$



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