Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Charleston SC
645 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 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

AMZ300-181345-
645 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.Synopsis for the coastal waters of south coastal South Carolina
and north coastal Georgia...
Atlantic high pressure will remain in control as troughing persists
inland through late this week. A cold front will dissipate as it
approaches the area this weekend. High pressure will return early
next week. Another cold front will approach during the middle of
next week.

$$

AMZ330-181345-
Charleston Harbor-
645 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. A slight chance of showers and tstms
this evening.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. A
slight chance of showers and tstms in the morning, then a chance of
showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. A slight chance of showers and tstms in
the evening, then a chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. A slight chance of showers and tstms in
the morning, then a chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt, diminishing to 5 kt after midnight. A
chance of showers and tstms, mainly in the evening.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. A slight chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. A slight chance of showers and tstms.

Mariners are reminded that winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

Unless otherwise noted, waves 1 foot or less.

Charleston Harbor water temperature 87 degrees.

$$

AMZ350-181345-
Waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC out 20 nm-
645 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of
tstms. A slight chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the evening, then a chance of showers and tstms
after midnight.
.SAT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE 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 higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ352-181345-
Waters from Edisto Beach SC to Savannah GA out 20 nm-
645 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft. A slight chance of tstms. A slight chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the evening, then a chance of showers and tstms
after midnight.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. A slight chance of showers
and tstms in the morning, then a chance of showers and tstms in the
afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms, mainly in the evening.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.

Mariners are reminded that winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ354-181345-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 20 nm...including
Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary-
645 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 foot. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of tstms. A slight chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the evening, then a chance of showers and tstms
after midnight.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of showers
and tstms in the morning, then a chance of showers and tstms in the
afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms, mainly in the evening.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.

Mariners are reminded that winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ374-181345-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA extending from 20 to
60 nm-
645 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas 2 ft. A slight
chance of showers and tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft
after midnight. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the evening,
then a chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms, mainly in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. A slight chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. A slight chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Mariners are reminded that winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$



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