Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
909 PM EDT WED AUG 20 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

AMZ300-210930-
909 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
THE WATERS WILL REMAIN BETWEEN ATLANTIC HIGH PRESSURE AND AN INLAND
TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE THROUGH FRIDAY. A BACKDOOR COLD FRONT WILL
ADVANCE THROUGH THE AREA LATER THIS WEEKEND. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD FROM THE NORTH INTO THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ330-210930-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
909 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 5 KT LATE.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 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...85 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-210930-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
909 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT... BUILDING TO 3 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 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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AMZ352-210930-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
909 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 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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AMZ354-210930-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
909 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 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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AMZ374-210930-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
909 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 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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