Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1016 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

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

AMZ300-261730-
1016 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
ATLANTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY. A WAVE
OF LOW PRESSURE IS THEN EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER THE WESTERN
ATLANTIC AND APPROACH THE SOUTHEAST COAST AS EARLY AS THIS WEEKEND.
THE FORECAST THEN BECOMES QUITE UNCERTAIN AND THE LOW COULD MEANDER
OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ330-261730-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1016 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 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...77 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-261730-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1016 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING
TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S 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.

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AMZ352-261730-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1016 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 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.

$$

AMZ354-261730-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1016 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 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.

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AMZ374-261730-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1016 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 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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