Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1257 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

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

AMZ300-282100-
1257 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTH OF THE AREA LATE TONIGHT AND TUESDAY.
HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE ATLANTIC THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY.
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY...
FOLLOWED BY MORE HIGH PRESSURE FOR THE END OF THE WEEK.

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AMZ330-282100-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1257 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 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...62 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-282100-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1257 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY
IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

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AMZ352-282100-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1257 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

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AMZ354-282100-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1257 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

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AMZ374-282100-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1257 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

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