Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
742 PM EDT SAT APR 29 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

AMZ300-301445-
742 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH MONDAY. A COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY WITH A STRONGER STORM SYSTEM
TO AFFECT THE AREA LATE NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ330-301445-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
742 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 5
TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

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...76 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-301445-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
742 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ352-301445-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
742 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ354-301445-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
742 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING W
10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ374-301445-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
742 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING
TO 6 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... BECOMING W
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.

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