Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1247 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

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

AMZ300-082100-
1247 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE AT THE SURFACE AND ALOFT WILL PREVAIL
THROUGH AT LEAST MID WEEK. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA
LATE TODAY...THEN A REINFORCING COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION
WEDNESDAY. WEAK SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP OVER THE AREA
THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY. YET ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THE
REGION LATE WEEK OR EARLY NEXT WEEKEND...FOLLOWED BY COLD HIGH
PRESSURE THROUGH NEXT SUNDAY.

$$

AMZ330-082100-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1247 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...52 DEGREES.

$$

AMZ350-082100-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1247 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

AMZ352-082100-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1247 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

$$

AMZ354-082100-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1247 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

$$

AMZ374-082100-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1247 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT... SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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