Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
000
FZUS52 KCHS 300740
CWFCHS

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
340 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

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

AMZ300-302245-
340 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A COLD FRONT WILL LINGER NOT TOO FAR OFFSHORE THROUGH THE WEEKEND
BEFORE MOVING FARTHER EAST EARLY NEXT WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDS FROM THE NORTH. MEANWHILE...TROPICAL CYCLONE MATTHEW
SHOULD BE MOVING NORTH FROM THE BAHAMAS...LIKELY STAYING OFF THE
COASTS OF GEORGIA AND SOUTH CAROLINA.

$$

AMZ330-302245-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
340 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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...81 DEGREES.


$$

AMZ350-302245-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
340 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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


$$

AMZ352-302245-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
340 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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


$$

AMZ354-302245-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
340 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE THIS MORNING AND EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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


$$

AMZ374-302245-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
340 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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


$$


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.