Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
312 PM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

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

AMZ300-271115-
312 PM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL PUSH OFF THE EAST COAST THROUGH MONDAY. THE HIGH
WILL REMAIN OVER THE ATLANTIC THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK WITH
THE FORECAST AREA UNDER ITS WESTERN PERIPHERY. A COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY, FOLLOWED BY MORE HIGH
PRESSURE FOR THE END OF THE WEEK.

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AMZ330-271115-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
312 PM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 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...62 DEGREES.


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AMZ350-271115-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
312 PM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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


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AMZ352-271115-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
312 PM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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


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AMZ354-271115-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
312 PM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING... THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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


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AMZ374-271115-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
312 PM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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


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