Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
421 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

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

AMZ300-281130-
421 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PASS OFF THE COAST THIS EVENING...WITH
UNSEASONABLY COLD HIGH PRESSURE PREVAILING THIS WEEKEND. ANOTHER
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH LATE MONDAY INTO EARLY
TUESDAY...EVENTUALLY LIFTING BACK NORTH AS A WARM FRONT. WARMER
HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD OVER THE REGION THROUGH THE MIDDLE
OF NEXT WEEK. YET ANOTHER COLD FRONT COULD APPROACH FRIDAY.

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AMZ330-281130-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
421 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT EARLY...BECOMING NW. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS EARLY...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED...WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...62 DEGREES.


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AMZ350-281130-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
421 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT EARLY...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT
WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
EARLY...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.


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AMZ352-281130-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
421 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT EARLY...BECOMING NW 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.


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AMZ354-281130-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
421 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT EARLY...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.


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AMZ374-281130-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
421 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.


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