Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1021 PM EDT THU SEP 18 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

AMZ300-191730-
1021 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD TO THE NORTH OF THE REGION THROUGH FRIDAY
AS A WEAK AREA OF LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST AND
LIFTS NORTHEASTWARD THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH
FROM THE WEST EARLY NEXT WEEK...WITH MORE HIGH PRESSURE EXPECTED
THEREAFTER.

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AMZ330-191730-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1021 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LATE.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 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...84 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-191730-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1021 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY IN E
SWELL. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ352-191730-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1021 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY IN E SWELL.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN
THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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AMZ354-191730-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1021 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY IN E SWELL. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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AMZ374-191730-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1021 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN
THE EVENING.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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