Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1231 PM EDT THU MAY 26 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

AMZ300-270745-
1231 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
ATLANTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL THROUGH FRIDAY. A WAVE OF LOW
PRESSURE IS THEN EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER THE WESTERN ATLANTIC AND
APPROACH THE SOUTHEAST COAST THIS WEEKEND. THE FORECAST THEN BECOMES
QUITE UNCERTAIN AS THE LOW COULD BECOME NEARLY STATIONARY OFF THE
SOUTHEAST COAST...OR SLOWLY PUSH INLAND IN THE EARLY TO MIDDLE PART
OF NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ330-270745-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1231 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 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...76 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-270745-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1231 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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AMZ352-270745-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1231 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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AMZ354-270745-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1231 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

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

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AMZ374-270745-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1231 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.


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

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