Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
130 PM EST THU JAN 29 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

AMZ300-300930-
130 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL PUSH OFFSHORE TODAY IN ADVANCE OF AN APPROACHING
COLD FRONT. THE COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA LATE TONIGHT AND WILL
BE FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE THROUGH SATURDAY. A WEAK COASTAL TROUGH
WILL DEVELOP SUNDAY AND LIFT NORTH AHEAD OF ANOTHER COLD FRONT
PASSING OVER THE AREA MONDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN RETURN TO THE
REGION TUESDAY AND GRADUALLY DRIFT INTO THE ATLANTIC BY THE MIDDLE
OF NEXT WEEK.

$$

AMZ330-300930-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
130 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.

UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED...WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...52 DEGREES.

$$

AMZ350-300930-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
130 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN
SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

AMZ352-300930-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
130 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AROUND 5 KT LATE. SEAS
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN
SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

AMZ354-300930-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
130 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT...THEN 2 TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

AMZ374-300930-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
130 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AROUND 5 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... BUILDING TO 3 TO
4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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