Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
614 AM EDT THU APR 24 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

AMZ300-250115-
614 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL SHIFT OFF THE COAST TODAY THROUGH FRIDAY. A WEAK
COLD FRONT COULD DRIFT IN FROM THE NORTH THIS WEEKEND BEFORE HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE AREA THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. A STRONGER
COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION NEXT TUESDAY OR WEDNESDAY.

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AMZ330-250115-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
614 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT 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...65 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-250115-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
614 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 1 TO 2
FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 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.

$$

AMZ352-250115-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
614 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING E WINDS 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 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.

$$

AMZ354-250115-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
614 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2
FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AROUND 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 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.

$$

AMZ374-250115-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
614 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AROUND 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 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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