Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Charleston SC
1037 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

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

AMZ300-180315-
1037 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.Synopsis for the coastal waters of south coastal South Carolina
and north coastal Georgia...
An arctic cold front will push offshore today. Cold, dry high
pressure will prevail across the region Thursday before
moderating temperatures occur this weekend into early next week.
A cold front will push through the area Monday, followed by dry
high pressure into the middle of next week.

$$

AMZ330-180315-
Charleston Harbor-
1037 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 5 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt this
afternoon. A chance of rain this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft
near the harbor entrance. A slight chance of rain and snow in the
evening.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 kt.
.SAT...SW winds 5 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt.
.SUN...S winds 5 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt.

Unless otherwise noted, waves 1 foot or less.

Charleston Harbor water temperature 46 degrees.

$$

AMZ350-180315-
Waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC out 20 NM-
1037 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt.
Gusts to 25 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of rain this
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5
ft. A slight chance of rain in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Seas 1 foot.

$$

AMZ352-180315-
Waters from Edisto Beach SC to Savannah GA out 20 NM-
1037 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Gusts
to 25 kt late. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft this
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot.

$$

AMZ354-180315-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 20 NM, including
Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary-
1037 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Gusts
to 25 kt late.. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 4
ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 5 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot.

$$

AMZ374-180315-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA extending from 20 to
60 NM-
1037 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

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

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt
with gusts to 25 kt this afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft, building to
4 to 6 ft this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$



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