Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
333 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

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

AMZ300-242245-
333 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
UNSETTLED WEATHER WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST THROUGH TODAY.
A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH OFFSHORE TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY FOLLOWED BY
HIGH PRESSURE PREVAILING INTO THE WEEKEND.

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AMZ330-242245-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
333 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON. LOCALLY
HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2
FT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING. LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL POSSIBLE IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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...79 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-242245-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
333 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO
7 FT THIS AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY THIS MORNING...
THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON. LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING. LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL POSSIBLE IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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

$$

AMZ352-242245-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
333 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING. LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL POSSIBLE IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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

$$

AMZ354-242245-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
333 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING. LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL POSSIBLE IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

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AMZ374-242245-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
333 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT THIS AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON.
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL
POSSIBLE IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

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