Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1106 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

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

AMZ300-021915-
1106 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
AN INLAND HIGH PRESSURE WEDGE WILL WEAKEN TONIGHT AS A COASTAL
TROUGH LIFTS OFF TO THE NORTHEAST. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE MONDAY WILL
YIELD TO A COLD FRONT AND WEDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WHICH WILL ADVANCE
INTO THE REGION LATE MONDAY THEN STALL OVER OR JUST SOUTH OF THE
AREA MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY. THE FRONT WILL LIFT BACK NORTH AS A
WARM FRONT LATE TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY. THEN...A COLD FRONT WILL
SHIFT THROUGH THE AREA LATE WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY. COLDER HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

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AMZ330-021915-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1106 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. WIDESPREAD DENSE
FOG. VSBY 1/4 NM OR LESS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N LATE. AREAS OF FOG AND PATCHY
DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. AREAS OF FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. AREAS OF FOG.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED...WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...47 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-021915-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1106 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIDESPREAD FOG. PATCHY DRIZZLE. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 5 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG AND
PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ352-021915-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1106 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
WIDESPREAD FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING. AREAS
OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH PATCHY
DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. AREAS OF FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ354-021915-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1106 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. WIDESPREAD FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3
FT IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. AREAS OF FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ374-021915-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1106 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EST MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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