Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1004 AM EDT MON AUG 3 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

AMZ300-040515-
1004 AM EDT MON AUG 3 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A WEAK AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE NORTHEAST UP THE COAST THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRIEFLY BUILD IN FROM THE
NORTHWEST LATE TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY. AN INLAND TROUGH OF LOW
PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP AND SHIFT THROUGH THE AREA LATE NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ330-040515-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1004 AM EDT MON AUG 3 2015

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE
THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON. LOCALLY
HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A 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...85 DEGREES.


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AMZ350-040515-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1004 AM EDT MON AUG 3 2015

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THIS AFTERNOON. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE EARLY THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 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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AMZ352-040515-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1004 AM EDT MON AUG 3 2015

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 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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AMZ354-040515-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1004 AM EDT MON AUG 3 2015

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 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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AMZ374-040515-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1004 AM EDT MON AUG 3 2015

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

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 5
TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 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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