Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Charleston SC
609 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

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

AMZ300-152315-
609 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.Synopsis for the coastal waters of south coastal South Carolina
and north coastal Georgia...
A dry cold front will move through today, followed by high
pressure this weekend. Another front will bring unsettled weather
across the region Monday into Tuesday, then shift offshore during
the middle of next week.

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AMZ330-152315-
Charleston Harbor-
609 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...W winds 5 kt, increasing to 10 kt this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, except 15 kt near the harbor
entrance.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt.
.SUN...Variable winds less than 5 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. A chance of showers
after midnight.
.MON...SW winds 5 kt. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. A chance of showers.

Unless otherwise noted, waves 1 foot or less.

Charleston Harbor water temperature 53 degrees.

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AMZ350-152315-
Waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC out 20 NM-
609 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt late.
Seas 1 to 2 ft, building to 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas 2
to 4 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 3 ft, subsiding to 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
1 foot.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
after midnight.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.TUE...W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers.

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AMZ352-152315-
Waters from Edisto Beach SC to Savannah GA out 20 NM-
609 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 1 to 2 ft, subsiding to 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN...E winds 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas 1 to
2 ft. A chance of showers after midnight.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of
showers.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers.


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AMZ354-152315-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 20 NM, including
Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary-
609 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 1 to 2 ft, subsiding to 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN...E winds 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas 1 to
2 ft. A chance of showers after midnight.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers.

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AMZ374-152315-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA extending from 20 to
60 NM-
609 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 4 to
5 ft after midnight.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...E winds 5 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers.


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