Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Charleston SC
1207 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 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

AMZ300-170715-
1207 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 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
across the Mid-Atlantic region and inland into late week. A cold
front will approach this weekend, likely falling apart early next
week as high pressure returns.

$$

AMZ330-170715-
Charleston Harbor-
1207 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW late.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. A slight chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU...W winds 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the morning, then a chance of showers and tstms
in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. A chance of showers and tstms, mainly
in the evening.
.FRI...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.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN...SW winds 10 kt. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. A 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 86 degrees.

$$

AMZ350-170715-
Waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC out 20 nm-
1207 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 1 to 2 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.THU 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.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms, mainly in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance
of showers and tstms.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 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 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.

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

$$

AMZ352-170715-
Waters from Edisto Beach SC to Savannah GA out 20 nm-
1207 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 kt late. Seas 1
to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 1 to 2 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
A slight chance of showers and tstms in the morning, then a chance
of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SUN...SW 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.

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

$$

AMZ354-170715-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 20 nm...including
Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary-
1207 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft. A
slight chance of showers and tstms in the morning, then a chance of
showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. 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. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

AMZ374-170715-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA extending from 20 to
60 nm-
1207 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 10 kt, becoming SW late. Seas 2 to 3
ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. A slight chance of showers and
tstms after midnight.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 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.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms, mainly in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.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 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.

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

$$


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