Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1028 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

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

AMZ300-200630-
1028 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A WEAK FRONT WILL STALL ACROSS THE AREA INTO FRIDAY BEFORE LIFTING
NORTH. A SERIES OF UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES WILL AFFECT THE AREA
SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT, THEN A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM AND
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH SUNDAY INTO MONDAY. DRIER HIGH PRESSURE
WILL THEN RETURN INTO THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK BEFORE ANOTHER COLD
FRONT AFFECTS THE AREA WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY.

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AMZ330-200630-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1028 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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...56 DEGREES.


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AMZ350-200630-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1028 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
PATCHY FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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


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AMZ352-200630-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1028 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
PATCHY FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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


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AMZ354-200630-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1028 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
1 FOOT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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


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AMZ374-200630-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1028 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2
FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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


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