Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
355 AM EST FRI FEB 12 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

AMZ300-130000-
355 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE NORTHEAST OF THE REGION TODAY WHILE A
STALLED FRONT LINGERS TO THE NORTH OF THE SAVANNAH RIVER. A COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE OFFSHORE EARLY THIS EVENING...BEFORE A SECONDARY
ARCTIC COLD FRONT PUSHES THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL THEN REMAIN IN CONTROL EARLY NEXT WEEK BEFORE A LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM IMPACTS THE REGION LATE MONDAY INTO TUESDAY. DRY HIGH
PRESSURE WILL THEN RETURN AND PERSIST MID TO LATE WEEK.

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AMZ330-130000-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
355 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE THIS MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 20 KT LATE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...50 DEGREES.


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AMZ350-130000-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
355 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 KT LATE THIS
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.


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AMZ352-130000-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
355 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE THIS MORNING
AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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AMZ354-130000-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
355 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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AMZ374-130000-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
355 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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