Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1020 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 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

AMZ300-281730-
1020 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION LATE MONDAY AND BECOME
STATIONARY SOUTH/SOUTHEAST OF THE AREA THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE
WEEK. THE FRONT WILL THEN SLOWLY MOVE BACK TOWARDS THE SOUTHEAST
COAST AS A COASTAL TROUGH LATE IN THE WEEK AND INTO THE FIRST PART
OF THE WEEKEND.

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AMZ330-281730-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1020 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 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...85 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-281730-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1020 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4
TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 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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AMZ352-281730-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1020 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3
TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 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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AMZ354-281730-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1020 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 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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AMZ374-281730-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1020 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO AROUND 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 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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