Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
928 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

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

AMZ300-250530-
928 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
LOW PRESSURE WILL MEANDER NORTH OF THE BAHAMAS TODAY...THEN MOVES
NORTHEAST TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION ON
SATURDAY...FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE ON SUNDAY. THE HIGH WILL SHIFT
OFFSHORE EARLY NEXT WEEK. ANOTHER COLD FRONT COULD MOVE THROUGH
WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY.

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AMZ330-250530-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
928 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AROUND 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...61 DEGREES.


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AMZ350-250530-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
928 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.


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AMZ352-250530-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
928 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 5 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.


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AMZ354-250530-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
928 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.


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AMZ374-250530-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
928 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 7 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10
KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.


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