Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
618 PM EST FRI FEB 27 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

AMZ300-281430-
618 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD NORTH OF THE REGION THROUGH TONIGHT AND
WEDGE SOUTHWARD OVER GEORGIA AND SOUTH CAROLINA OVER THE WEEKEND
WHILE A COASTAL TROUGH DEVELOPS OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST. A COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE IN AND STALL OVER OR JUST SOUTH OF THE AREA ON
MONDAY...THEN LIFT NORTH AS A WARM FRONT ON TUESDAY. A COLD FRONT
WILL SHIFT THROUGH THE AREA LATE WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY...FOLLOWED
BY COOLER HIGH PRESSURE NEXT WEEKEND.

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AMZ330-281430-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
618 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST SATURDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

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

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...47 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-281430-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
618 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

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

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AMZ352-281430-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
618 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

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

$$

AMZ354-281430-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
618 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

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

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AMZ374-281430-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
618 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
LATE.
.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... MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 35 KT EARLY IN THE EVENING. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AROUND 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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