Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
722 AM EST SUN FEB 26 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

AMZ300-270330-
722 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
CONTINENTAL HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE AREA TODAY...THEN
SHIFT INTO THE ATLANTIC TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY IN THE WEEK. A COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY...FOLLOWED BY
HIGH PRESSURE FOR THE END OF THE WEEK.

$$

AMZ330-270330-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
722 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 KT EARLY THIS
AFTERNOON... THEN BECOMING SE LATE.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.

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...62 DEGREES.

$$

AMZ350-270330-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
722 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT EARLY THIS
AFTERNOON...THEN E LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

$$

AMZ352-270330-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
722 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT EARLY THIS
AFTERNOON...THEN E LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

$$

AMZ354-270330-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
722 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 15 KT THIS MORNING...NE 5
TO 10 KT EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...THEN E LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

$$

AMZ374-270330-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
722 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15
KT LATE THIS MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NE 5 TO 10
KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

$$


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