Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
344 AM EST MON DEC 5 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

AMZ300-052345-
344 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A STORM SYSTEM WILL AFFECT THE AREA THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING. A
STRONG COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT FOLLOWED BY
COLD HIGH PRESSURE THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ330-052345-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
344 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N LATE THIS MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. RAIN...MAINLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 KT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 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...61 DEGREES.

$$

AMZ350-052345-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
344 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

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

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

$$

AMZ352-052345-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
344 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

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

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

$$

AMZ354-052345-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
344 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE THIS
MORNING...THEN BECOMING N EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...BECOMING NE LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN THIS
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY
LATE.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO
2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
1 FOOT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

$$

AMZ374-052345-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
344 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

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

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

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