Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
205 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

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

AMZ300-232115-
205 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
THE REGION WILL REMAIN BETWEEN ATLANTIC HIGH PRESSURE AND AN INLAND
TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE THROUGH TONIGHT. A BACKDOOR COLD FRONT WILL
PUSH  SOUTH THROUGH THE AREA SATURDAY EVENING INTO SUNDAY FOLLOWED
BY COOLER  AND DRIER HIGH PRESSURE THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.


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AMZ330-232115-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
205 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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...86 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-232115-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
205 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

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AMZ352-232115-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
205 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

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AMZ354-232115-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
205 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

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AMZ374-232115-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
205 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO
25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

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