Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
658 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

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

AMZ300-200200-
658 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
LOW PRESSURE WILL PUSH OFF THE GEORGIA COAST LATE TODAY THEN WILL
CONTINUE TO PUSH OFFSHORE SUNDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRIEFLY BUILD
INTO THE REGION MONDAY. A WEAKENING COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THE
AREA BY WEDNESDAY... FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE THROUGH LATE WEEK.

$$

AMZ350-200200-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
658 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT THIS AFTERNOON. SHOWERS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...
THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY LATE.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5
TO 7 FT. TSTMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

$$

AMZ352-200200-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
658 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT EARLY. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL
LATE AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY LATE.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING... THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... BECOMING NE 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

$$

AMZ330-200200-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
658 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
A CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30
KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. TSTMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS... MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 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...63 DEGREES.

$$

AMZ354-200200-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
658 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 KT OR LESS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 6 FT THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY LATE.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING N
20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING TO
15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

$$

AMZ374-200200-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
658 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NE THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9
FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING AND
EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY LATE.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING N 25 TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT...
BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

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