Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
335 PM EDT FRI APR 18 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

AMZ300-191045-
335 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO TO A POSITION OFF
THE GEORGIA COAST LATE SATURDAY...BEFORE ADVANCING FARTHER
OFFSHORE SUNDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRIEFLY BUILD INTO THE REGION
MONDAY. A WEAKENING COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THE AREA BY
TUESDAY...FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE THROUGH LATE WEEK.

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AMZ330-191045-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
335 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS.
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 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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AMZ350-191045-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
335 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL
POSSIBLE.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS 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 SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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


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AMZ352-191045-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
335 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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


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AMZ354-191045-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
335 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... BECOMING SE
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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


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AMZ374-191045-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
335 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... BECOMING SE
15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
6 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO
35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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


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