Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
622 AM EDT WED APR 23 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

AMZ300-240130-
622 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA LATER THIS MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BUILD INTO THE REGION ON WEDNESDAY AND THEN PREVAIL THROUGH THE
END OF THE WEEK. A WEAK COLD FRONT COULD DRIFT IN FROM THE NORTH
LATE THIS WEEKEND BEFORE HIGH PRESSURE RETURNS OVER THE AREA AHEAD
OF A STRONGER COLD FRONT PASSING OVER THE REGION TUESDAY OR
WEDNESDAY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ330-240130-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
622 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...E 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...64 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-240130-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
622 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N BY LATE MORNING...THEN
VARIABLE 5 KT OR LESS THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW 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.

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

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AMZ352-240130-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
622 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW 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.

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

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AMZ354-240130-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
622 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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AMZ374-240130-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
622 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT EARLY THIS
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 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.

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