Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
335 PM EDT SUN APR 30 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

AMZ300-011045-
335 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
ATLANTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL GIVE WAY TO A COLD FRONT WHICH WILL MOVE
THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY TUESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN
BRING DRY WEATHER THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT BEFORE RAIN CHANCES RETURN
LATE IN THE WEEK AS A STRONGER STORM SYSTEM AFFECTS THE AREA. DRIER
HIGH PRESSURE SHOULD THEN RETURN BY THE END OF THE WEEKEND.

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AMZ330-011045-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
335 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT NEAR THE HARBOR
ENTRANCE. WAVES BUILDING 1 TO 2 FT NEAR THE HARBOR ENTRANCE.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY
IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.

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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AMZ350-011045-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
335 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6
FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... BUILDING TO 3 TO
4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

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

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AMZ352-011045-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
335 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT THROUGH
LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

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

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AMZ354-011045-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
335 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

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

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AMZ374-011045-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
335 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

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

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