Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
334 AM EDT WED SEP 17 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

AMZ300-172245-
334 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SLOWLY SOUTHWARD ACROSS THE WATERS THROUGH
TONIGHT. AN INLAND WEDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN PREVAIL IN
THE WAKE OF THE FRONT INTO THE WEEKEND. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE WEST EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ330-172245-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
334 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. PATCHY FOG EARLY
THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT.

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...84 DEGREES.


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AMZ350-172245-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
334 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 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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AMZ352-172245-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
334 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 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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AMZ354-172245-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
334 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 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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AMZ374-172245-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
334 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...MAINLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 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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