Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
553 AM EST SUN DEC 28 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

AMZ300-290200-
553 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL PULL FURTHER OFFSHORE TODAY. A COLD FRONT WILL
SLOWLY MOVE THROUGH THE REGION LATE MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD INTO THE AREA TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...
BEFORE MOVING INTO THE ATLANTIC LATE IN THE WEEK. A COLD FRONT COULD
APPROACH NEXT WEEKEND.

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AMZ330-290200-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
553 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING BECOMING S. AREAS OF FOG
LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIDESPREAD FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WIDESPREAD FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...55 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-290200-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
553 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
AREAS OF FOG LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. WIDESPREAD FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WIDESPREAD FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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AMZ352-290200-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
553 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
AREAS OF FOG LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. WIDESPREAD FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WIDESPREAD FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY
IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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AMZ354-290200-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
553 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. AREAS OF FOG DEVELOPING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. WIDESPREAD FOG.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WIDESPREAD FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

AMZ374-290200-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
553 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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