Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
115 AM EDT MON MAR 27 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

AMZ300-272015-
115 AM EDT MON MAR 27 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.

$$

AMZ330-272015-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
115 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...W 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.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF 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...62 DEGREES.

$$

AMZ350-272015-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
115 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 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. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 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...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 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.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ352-272015-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
115 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 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 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. 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.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ354-272015-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
115 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 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...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. 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.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ374-272015-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
115 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE 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 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 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.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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

$$



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