Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1028 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

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

AMZ300-210530-
1028 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
LOW PRESSURE OFF THE FLORIDA COAST WILL LIFT NORTHEAST THROUGH
TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRIEFLY BUILD OVER THE AREA ON SUNDAY
BEFORE A COLD FRONT DROPS THROUGH AND STALLS JUST SOUTH OF THE
AREA. A BROAD AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NORTH
TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY WHILE A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE STRENGTHENS
OFF THE COAST.

$$

AMZ330-210530-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1028 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING N
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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...82 DEGREES.

$$

AMZ350-210530-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1028 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE EVENING. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ352-210530-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1028 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ISOLATED
TSTMS. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED
TSTMS IN THE EVENING. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ354-210530-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1028 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. WIDESPREAD
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT... SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE EVENING. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 FOOT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ374-210530-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1028 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 6
TO 9 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS... MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$




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