Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
345 PM EDT WED APR 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

AMZ300-171045-
345 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD NORTH OF THE WATERS THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT.
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE UP THE COAST FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
BEFORE HIGH PRESSURE REBUILDS.

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AMZ330-171045-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
345 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. WINDS AND WAVES GENERALLY HIGHEST NEAR THE HARBOR ENTRANCE.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2
FT...HIGHEST NEAR THE HARBOR ENTRANCE.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT.

UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED...WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...66 DEGREES.


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AMZ350-171045-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
345 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...INCREASING
TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.


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AMZ352-171045-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
345 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...INCREASING
TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.


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AMZ354-171045-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
345 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...INCREASING
TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.


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AMZ374-171045-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
345 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO
9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT...THEN
6 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.


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