Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1220 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 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

AMZ300-270730-
1220 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
ATLANTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL WEAKEN EARLY THIS WEEK. A WEAK COLD
FRONT WILL STALL OVER THE AREA DURING THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK, THEN
SHIFT BACK NORTH AS A WARM FRONT FRIDAY. ANOTHER COLD FRONT SHOULD
MOVE THROUGH SATURDAY OR SATURDAY NIGHT FOLLOWED BY DRIER HIGH
PRESSURE SUNDAY.

$$

AMZ330-270730-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1220 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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.

$$

AMZ350-270730-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1220 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ352-270730-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1220 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ354-270730-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1220 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ374-270730-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1220 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$


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