Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
953 PM EST THU DEC 8 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

AMZ300-091800-
953 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
CONTINENTAL HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND OVER THE AREA THROUGH THE
FIRST HALF OF THE WEEKEND. A WEAK TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE IS EXPECTED
TO DEVELOP OVER THE ATLANTIC COASTAL WATERS SATURDAY NIGHT AND
SUNDAY. BY NEXT WEEK A SERIES OF COLD FRONTS ARE EXPECTED...WITH THE
FIRST ONE ARRIVING BY MONDAY NIGHT...THEN POTENTIALLY A STRONGER
COLD FRONT BY MID WEEK.

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AMZ330-091800-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
953 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...61 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-091800-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
953 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR THE COAST.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

AMZ352-091800-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
953 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT
NEAR THE COAST.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

AMZ354-091800-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
953 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR THE
COAST.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

AMZ374-091800-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
953 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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

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

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