Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
322 AM EDT FRI MAR 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

AMZ300-272230-
322 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST AND NORTHWEST THIS
MORNING...PASSING THROUGH THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON. CONTINENTAL HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD FROM THE NW BEHIND THE FRONT TONIGHT AND
PREVAIL FOR THE WEEKEND. THE HIGH THEN SHIFTS SOUTH OF THE REGION
MONDAY...BEFORE ANOTHER COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH LATE MONDAY OR
EARLY TUESDAY.

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AMZ330-272230-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
322 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W THIS AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG
THIS MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING.
SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW 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...61 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-272230-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
322 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
EARLY THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

$$

AMZ352-272230-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
322 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S 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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AMZ354-272230-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
322 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 10
TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S 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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AMZ374-272230-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
322 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S 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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