Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
327 AM EDT WED MAR 29 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

AMZ300-292230-
327 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A WEAK FRONT WILL SAG SOUTH OVER THE AREA TODAY...THEN MOVE NORTH AS
A WARM FRONT THURSDAY NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH FRIDAY
NIGHT FOLLOWED BY DRY HIGH PRESSURE INTO SUNDAY. UNSETTLED WEATHER
SHOULD RETURN AGAIN NEXT MONDAY, POSSIBLY LASTING INTO TUESDAY.

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AMZ330-292230-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
327 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE 10 KT EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...THEN
BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 KT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE 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...64 DEGREES.


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AMZ350-292230-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
327 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN
THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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


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AMZ352-292230-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
327 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

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

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


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AMZ354-292230-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
327 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...
THEN BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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


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AMZ374-292230-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
327 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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


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