Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
105 AM EST SUN DEC 21 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

AMZ300-212115-
105 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
UNSETTLED WEATHER IS EXPECTED OVERNIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY AS SEVERAL
DISTURBANCES MOVE OVER THE REGION. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH
LATE TUESDAY  NIGHT...THEN SHIFT THROUGH THE AREA ON WEDNESDAY. DRY
HIGH PRESSURE  WILL THEN SETTLE OVER THE SOUTHEAST THROUGH LATE
WEEK...WITH A COLD  FRONT EXPECTED NEXT WEEKEND.

$$

AMZ330-212115-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
105 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY
FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. RAIN...MAINLY
IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 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...56 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-212115-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
105 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN
THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

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AMZ352-212115-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
105 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY LATE. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY
IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO
2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

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AMZ354-212115-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
105 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY
IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY... MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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

$$

AMZ374-212115-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
105 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.MON...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

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