Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
838 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 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

AMZ300-261545-
838 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
AN ATLANTIC RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN SOUTH OF THE AREA
INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK...WITH A WEAK TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE PREVAILING
 INLAND. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH AND CROSS THE REGION LATE MONDAY
 AND BECOME STATIONARY SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST OF THE AREA THROUGH THE
MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ330-261545-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
838 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE OVERNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 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...85 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-261545-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
838 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LATE.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

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

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AMZ352-261545-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
838 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY EARLY
THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING
AND EARLY MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE THIS EVENING.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4
TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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AMZ354-261545-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
838 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS UNTIL EARLY
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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AMZ374-261545-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
838 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 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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