Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
325 AM 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

AMZ300-182230-
325 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD NORTH OF THE WATERS THROUGH THIS WEEKEND.
A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ350-182230-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
325 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.SAT...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.
.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...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. 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.

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


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AMZ352-182230-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
325 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 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 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. 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...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 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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AMZ330-182230-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
325 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT.
.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.

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...83 DEGREES.


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AMZ354-182230-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
325 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. 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.

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


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AMZ374-182230-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
325 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.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.

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


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