Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
700 AM 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

AMZ300-020300-
700 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO WEDGE SOUTHWARD OVER THE REGION TODAY
WHILE A COASTAL TROUGH LINGERS OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST. A COLD
FRONT WILL SHIFT OVER THE AREA LATE MONDAY THEN STALL JUST SOUTH
OF THE AREA MONDAY NIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS FROM THE NORTH.
THE FRONT WILL LIFT BACK NORTH AS A WARM FRONT TUESDAY AFTERNOON
AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT THAT SHIFTS THROUGH THE AREA LATE WEDNESDAY
INTO THURSDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD OVER THE AREA THROUGH
THE WEEKEND.

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AMZ330-020300-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
700 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 KT THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN
LIKELY UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE. WAVES 1
TO 2 FT NEAR THE HARBOR ENTRANCE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS... MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...46 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-020300-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
700 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT...DECREASING TO 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON... THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY IN THE EVENING. AREAS OF FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.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
CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING SE 5 TO
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...SW 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...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ352-020300-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
700 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7
FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.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 SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.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.

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AMZ354-020300-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
700 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 KT...BECOMING N 15 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 6
TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN
LIKELY...MAINLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.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.

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AMZ374-020300-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
700 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WINDS 20 KT...BECOMING NE 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 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.

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