Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
320 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 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

AMZ300-241030-
320 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
UNSETTLED WEATHER WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST THROUGH
WEDNESDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH OFFSHORE WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO
THURSDAY FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE PREVAILING INTO THE WEEKEND.

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AMZ330-241030-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
320 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...TORNADO WATCH 258 IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE THIS EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING W
5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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...79 DEGREES.


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AMZ350-241030-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
320 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE THIS EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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


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AMZ352-241030-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
320 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY THIS EVENING. LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL POSSIBLE THIS EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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


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AMZ354-241030-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
320 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY THIS EVENING. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE
THIS EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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


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AMZ374-241030-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
320 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE
THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE THIS EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING
TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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


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