Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
336 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 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

AMZ300-012245-
336 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
THE FRONT WILL LINGER NOT TOO FAR OFFSHORE THROUGH THE WEEKEND
BEFORE MOVING FARTHER SOUTHEAST EARLY NEXT WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDS FROM THE NORTH. MEANWHILE, HURRICANE MATTHEW IS LIKELY TO
BE MOVING NORTH FROM THE BAHAMAS OFF THE SOUTHEAST U.S. COAST
THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK, ALTHOUGH THERE REMAINS MUCH
UNCERTAINTY IN THE STRENGTH AND TRACK OF THIS SYSTEM.

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AMZ330-012245-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
336 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE THIS AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N AROUND 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 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...81 DEGREES.


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AMZ350-012245-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
336 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 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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AMZ352-012245-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
336 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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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AMZ354-012245-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
336 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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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AMZ374-012245-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
336 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE LATE THIS MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 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 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 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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