Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
519 PM EDT WED AUG 31 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

AMZ300-011230-
519 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
TROPICAL STORM HERMINE IS EXPECTED TO TRACK FROM THE EASTERN GULF OF
MEXICO NORTHEAST ACROSS NORTHERN FLORIDA AND OFF THE SOUTHEAST U.S.
COAST THROUGH FRIDAY. COOLER AND DRIER HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN
RETURN FROM THE NORTH THIS WEEKEND AND PERSIST INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK,
BEFORE THE HIGH SETTLES OVERHEAD FOR THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. REFER
TO THE LATEST ADVISORIES FROM THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

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AMZ330-011230-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
519 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...
THEN SHOWERS LIKELY LATE.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SE WINDS 15 KT...
INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. LOCALLY
HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. S WINDS 30 KT...
BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS. SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE EARLY IN
THE EVENING.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.

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...85 DEGREES.


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AMZ350-011230-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
519 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...
INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. S WINDS 25 TO
30 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS EARLY IN
THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... BUILDING TO
3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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


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AMZ352-011230-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
519 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO
5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL
POSSIBLE IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. S WINDS 30 KT...
BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT... SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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


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AMZ354-011230-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
519 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING... THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS
3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SW WINDS 25 TO
30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO
30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT... SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. LOCALLY
HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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


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AMZ374-011230-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
519 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL POSSIBLE IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SW WINDS 30 KT...
BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT... SUBSIDING TO 5 TO
7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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


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