Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1044 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 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

AMZ300-030545-
1044 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A STATIONARY FRONT WILL REMAIN NEAR THE COAST THROUGH MONDAY WHILE A
WEAK LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES NORTHEAST THROUGH THE AREA. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY BEFORE AN INLAND
TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS THURSDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL DROP
INTO THE AREA NEXT WEEKEND.

$$

AMZ330-030545-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1044 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING SW 5 TO
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A 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...86 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-030545-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1044 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
EARLY...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ352-030545-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1044 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ354-030545-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1044 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ374-030545-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1044 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY...THEN SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN
THE EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

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

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