Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1013 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

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

AMZ300-270515-
1013 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE NORTH OF THE REGION WILL WEAKEN TODAY WHILE A SURFACE
TROUGH DEVELOPS JUST OFFSHORE. A COLD FRONT WILL SLOWLY APPROACH ON
TUESDAY BEFORE STALLING OVER THE AREA WEDNESDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL
FORM OVER THE MID-ATLANTIC WEDNESDAY NIGHT...USHERING THE FRONT OFF
THE COAST THURSDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE REGION
BY THE END OF THE WEEK.

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AMZ330-270515-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1013 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 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...81 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-270515-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1013 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

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AMZ352-270515-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1013 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING AND EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
LATE.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

$$

AMZ354-270515-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1013 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

$$

AMZ374-270515-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1013 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY
IN THE EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 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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