Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
654 PM 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

AMZ300-311500-
654 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

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

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AMZ330-311500-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
654 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT IN THE EVENING... BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY... MAINLY IN
THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...52 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-311500-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
654 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING
N AROUND MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING NE 5 TO
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY
IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.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.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ352-311500-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
654 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

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

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AMZ354-311500-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
654 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AROUND MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.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.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ374-311500-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
654 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

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

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