Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
335 AM EST SAT JAN 21 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

AMZ300-212045-
335 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A SERIES OF UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES WILL CROSS THE AREA TODAY
AND TONIGHT...THEN A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM AND COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE THROUGH SUNDAY INTO MONDAY. DRY HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN
PREVAIL THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK...BEFORE ANOTHER COLD FRONT
CROSSES THE AREA THURSDAY.

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AMZ330-212045-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
335 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE THIS MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS
MORNING. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2
FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 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...58 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-212045-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
335 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF
TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS, TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED 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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AMZ352-212045-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
335 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING. SHOWERS
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SHOWERS, TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED 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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AMZ354-212045-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
335 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING.
SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO
4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW 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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AMZ374-212045-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
335 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO
9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED 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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