Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
308 PM EST THU DEC 18 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

AMZ300-191115-
308 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL INTO FRIDAY. UNSETTLED WEATHER IS
EXPECTED MUCH OF THE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT PERIOD AS
SEVERAL DISTURBANCES AND EVENTUALLY A COLD FRONT TOWARD THE MIDDLE
OF NEXT WEEK AFFECT THE AREA.

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AMZ330-191115-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
308 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...55 DEGREES.


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AMZ350-191115-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
308 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 1
FOOT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY.


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AMZ352-191115-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
308 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.


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AMZ354-191115-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
308 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.


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AMZ374-191115-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
308 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.


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