Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
522 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 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

AMZ300-310030-
522 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE IS EXPECTED TO INTENSIFY INTO A TROPICAL
STORM AND TRACK FROM THE EASTERN GULF OF MEXICO NORTHEAST ACROSS
NORTHERN FLORIDA AND OFF THE SOUTHEAST U.S. COAST THROUGH FRIDAY.
COOLER AND DRIER HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN RETURN FROM THE NORTH THIS
WEEKEND AND PERSIST INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK BEFORE ANOTHER AREA OF LOW
PRESSURE POSSIBLY DEVELOPS OFFSHORE. REFER TO THE LATEST ADVISORIES
ON TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE FROM THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

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AMZ330-310030-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
522 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING AND
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY LATE.
.WED...E WINDS 15 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE LATE EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT 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...85 DEGREES.


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AMZ350-310030-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
522 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY. A CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY
IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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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AMZ352-310030-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
522 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY LATE.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. A CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY IN
THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SE WINDS 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY
IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.

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


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AMZ354-310030-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
522 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. A CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE 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.


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AMZ374-310030-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
522 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT
THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY. A CHANCE OF TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. A CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY IN
THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SHOWERS
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.FRI...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT... SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS 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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