Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
950 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 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

AMZ300-011700-
950 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A STATIONARY FRONT WILL LINGER JUST OFFSHORE THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS SOUTH. HURRICANE MATTHEW WILL MOVE NORTHWARD
ACROSS CUBA AND THE BAHAMAS THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK AND REMAINING
OFFSHORE OF THE SOUTHEAST U.S. COAST BY MID WEEK. REFER TO THE
LATEST ADVISORY ON MATTHEW ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

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AMZ330-011700-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
950 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW LATE.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF 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...82 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-011700-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
950 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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

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AMZ352-011700-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
950 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT...THEN NW LATE.
SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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

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AMZ354-011700-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
950 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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

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AMZ374-011700-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
950 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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

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