Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
953 AM EDT WED APR 23 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

AMZ300-240500-
953 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON AND THEN
PREVAIL THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. A WEAK COLD FRONT COULD DRIFT
IN FROM THE NORTH LATE THIS WEEKEND BEFORE HIGH PRESSURE RETURNS
OVER THE AREA AHEAD OF A STRONGER COLD FRONT PASSING OVER THE
REGION TUESDAY OR WEDNESDAY NEXT WEEK.

$$

AMZ330-240500-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
953 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT THIS MORNING...BECOMING S 5 TO 10
KT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SUN 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...64 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-240500-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
953 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT
EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

$$

AMZ352-240500-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
953 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S THIS AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

$$

AMZ354-240500-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
953 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT
EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING S 5 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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AMZ374-240500-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
953 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT EARLY
THIS AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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