Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1043 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 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

AMZ300-171745-
1043 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NORTHWEST TONIGHT AND
PUSH THROUGH THE REGION LATE WEDNESDAY. AN INLAND WEDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE WILL THEN PREVAIL IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT INTO THE
WEEKEND. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST EARLY NEXT
WEEK.

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AMZ330-171745-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1043 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG LATE.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 TO 10 KT. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.

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...84 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-171745-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1043 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY IN E SWELL. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...MAINLY IN E SWELL. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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AMZ352-171745-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1043 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 2
TO 3 FT...MAINLY IN E SWELL. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...MAINLY IN E SWELL.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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AMZ354-171745-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1043 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY IN E SWELL. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY LATE THIS
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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AMZ374-171745-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1043 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT... BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT...MAINLY IN E SWELL. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY LATE THIS EVENING... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...MAINLY IN E SWELL. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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