Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
918 PM EST TUE JAN 27 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

AMZ300-281730-
918 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
STRONG LOW PRESSURE OFF NEW ENGLAND WILL CONTINUE LIFTING NORTHWARD
THROUGH TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD DOWN FROM THE NORTHWEST
LATER TONIGHT THROUGH MID WEEK. A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS THE
AREA OVERNIGHT THURSDAY...WITH A RETURN OF HIGH PRESSURE FRIDAY INTO
SATURDAY. A COASTAL TROUGH WILL DEVELOP BY LATE WEEKEND... THEN LIFT
NORTH AHEAD OF A STORM SYSTEM THAT PASSES OVER THE AREA LATE SUNDAY
INTO MONDAY.

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AMZ330-281730-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
918 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...52 DEGREES.


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AMZ350-281730-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
918 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.


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AMZ352-281730-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
918 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.


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AMZ354-281730-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
918 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT... BUILDING TO 3 TO
4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.


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AMZ374-281730-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
918 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.


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