Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
702 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

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

AMZ300-060215-
702 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXPAND INTO THE AREA LATE FRIDAY THEN SHIFT SOUTH
OF THE REGION OVER THE WEEKEND. ATLANTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN
PREVAIL THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ330-060215-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
702 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT EARLY IN THE MORNING...INCREASING TO 15 KT
WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...SW 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...74 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-060215-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
702 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 KT EARLY IN THE MORNING...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

$$

AMZ352-060215-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
702 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 KT EARLY IN THE MORNING...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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AMZ354-060215-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
702 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT EARLY IN THE MORNING...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

AMZ374-060215-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
702 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7
FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

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