Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
941 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 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

AMZ300-010930-
941 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE REGION FROM THE NORTH THROUGH
THURSDAY...BEFORE A STRONG COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH LATE FRIDAY AND
FRIDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD OVER THE REGION THROUGH
EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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CHARLESTON HARBOR-
941 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE 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...76 DEGREES.

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WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
941 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO
25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

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WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
941 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

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AMZ354-010930-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
941 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

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AMZ374-010930-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
941 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

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