Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
955 PM EDT THU MAR 23 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

AMZ300-241700-
955 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NORTH TONIGHT BEFORE SHIFTING
OVER THE ATLANTIC FRIDAY INTO THE WEEKEND. THE HIGH WILL WEAKEN
EARLY NEXT WEEK...THEN A COLD FRONT COULD POSSIBLY AFFECT THE AREA
AROUND MID WEEK.

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AMZ330-241700-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
955 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 O 15 KT LATE.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 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...60 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-241700-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
955 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW 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.

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AMZ352-241700-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
955 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7
FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO
5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW 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.

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AMZ354-241700-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
955 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING E 15
TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 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. 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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AMZ374-241700-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
955 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 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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