Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1240 AM EDT THU APR 24 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

AMZ300-241945-
1240 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD INTO THE REGION FROM THE NORTH
OVERNIGHT...BEFORE SHIFTING INTO THE WESTERN ATLANTIC THURSDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY. A WEAK COLD FRONT COULD DRIFT IN FROM THE NORTH THIS
WEEKEND BEFORE HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE AREA THROUGH EARLY NEXT
WEEK. A STRONGER COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION NEXT TUESDAY OR
WEDNESDAY.

$$

AMZ330-241945-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1240 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 KT LATE.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 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...65 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-241945-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1240 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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AMZ352-241945-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1240 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING NE 10
KT LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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AMZ354-241945-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1240 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN
SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ374-241945-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1240 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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