Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
545 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

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

AMZ300-310145-
545 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH OFFSHORE THIS MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD INTO THE REGION THROUGH SATURDAY. A WEAK COASTAL TROUGH WILL
DEVELOP SUNDAY AND LIFT NORTH AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT PASSING OVER THE
AREA MONDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN RETURN TO THE REGION TUESDAY
BEFORE SHIFTING OFFSHORE AHEAD OF ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM APPROACHING
FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO LATE IN THE WEEK.

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AMZ330-310145-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
545 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES BUILDING 1 TO 2 FT...HIGHEST NEAR THE HARBOR
ENTRANCE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...52 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-310145-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
545 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT LATE THIS
MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT... BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ352-310145-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
545 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT LATE THIS
MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN SEAS
1 FOOT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO
25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ354-310145-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
545 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW LATE THIS MORNING AND
EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN SEAS
1 FOOT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ374-310145-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
545 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

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

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