Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
945 PM EST SUN JAN 25 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

AMZ300-261745-
945 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A COLD FRONT ASSOCIATED WITH LOW PRESSURE PASSING NORTH OF THE
REGION WILL SWING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY MONDAY. THE LOW
WILL MOVE OFF THE MID ATLANTIC COAST ON MONDAY...WITH A REINFORCING
COLD FRONT THEN MOVING THROUGH LATE TUESDAY INTO TUESDAY NIGHT. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL THEN PREVAIL THROUGH THURSDAY...BEFORE ANOTHER COLD
FRONT PUSHES THROUGH THE AREA FRIDAY.

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AMZ330-261745-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
945 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT..INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 25 KT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2
FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT
EARLY...DIMINISHING TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...53 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-261745-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
945 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST MONDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO
15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN
SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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AMZ352-261745-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
945 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST MONDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 20
TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN
SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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AMZ354-261745-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
945 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST MONDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
LATE.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 20
TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN
SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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AMZ374-261745-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
945 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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