Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
611 PM EST THU FEB 26 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

AMZ300-271415-
611 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD FROM THE NORTHWEST THROUGH SATURDAY. A
COASTAL TROUGH WILL DEVELOP SATURDAY AND PERSIST THROUGH SUNDAY. A
COLD FRONT WILL STALL OVER OR JUST NORTH OF THE REGION EARLY NEXT
WEEK...THEN WILL LIFT NORTH AS A WARM FRONT THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF
THE WEEK.

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AMZ330-271415-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
611 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT... BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT EARLY.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...47 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-271415-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
611 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ352-271415-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
611 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2
TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING E 10 TO
15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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AMZ354-271415-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
611 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING
TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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AMZ374-271415-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
611 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9
FT... BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING
E 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT... SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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