Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1233 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 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

AMZ300-161945-
1233 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NORTHWEST TUESDAY AND
PUSH THROUGH THE REGION LATE WEDNESDAY. A STRONG INLAND WEDGE OF
HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN PREVAIL IN WAKE OF THE FRONT INTO NEXT
WEEKEND.

$$

AMZ330-161945-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1233 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.

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...84 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-161945-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1233 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AROUND 5 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ352-161945-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1233 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AROUND 5 KT
LATE. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ354-161945-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1233 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 1 FOOT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ374-161945-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1233 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO
5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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