Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
338 AM EST TUE JAN 27 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

AMZ300-272345-
338 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
STRONG LOW PRESSURE SOUTHEAST OF NEW ENGLAND WILL LIFT NORTHWARD
THROUGH TONIGHT. A REINFORCING COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING...FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE FROM THE NORTHWEST
LATER TONIGHT THROUGH MID WEEK. A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS THE AREA
EARLY FRIDAY...WITH A RETURN OF HIGH PRESSURE ON SATURDAY. A COASTAL
TROUGH WILL DEVELOP BY LATE WEEKEND...THEN LIFT NORTH AHEAD OF A
STORM SYSTEM THAT PASSES OVER THE AREA LATE SUNDAY INTO MONDAY.

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AMZ330-272345-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
338 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 KT LATE.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.

UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED...WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...53 DEGREES.


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AMZ350-272345-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
338 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4
FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ352-272345-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
338 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
4 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ354-272345-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
338 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.


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AMZ374-272345-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
338 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT EARLY...DIMINISHING
TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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