Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
600 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

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

AMZ300-211300-
600 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL LIFT NORTHWARD OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST
THROUGH TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRIEFLY BUILD OVER THE AREA
SUNDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL THEN ADVANCE THROUGH THE REGION MONDAY AND
WILL STALL SOUTH OF THE AREA THROUGH NEXT WEEKEND. A BROAD AREA OF
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NORTH TUESDAY AND WILL PREVAIL
INTO NEXT WEEKEND...WHILE A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS AND
STRENGTHENS OFF THE COAST.

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AMZ330-211300-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
600 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS...MAINLY THIS EVENING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND 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.

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AMZ350-211300-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
600 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO
2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ352-211300-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
600 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING...THEN
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ354-211300-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
600 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...N 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 EARLY
THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING AND
EARLY MORNING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 FOOT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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AMZ374-211300-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
600 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 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 AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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