Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
347 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 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

AMZ300-192300-
347 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD TO THE NORTH OF THE WATERS TODAY AS A WEAK
AREA OF LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST AND LIFTS
NORTHEASTWARD THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A COLD FRONT WILL STALL JUST
SOUTH OF THE AREA MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY WITH HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDING FROM THE NORTH. A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE MAY DEVELOP OFF
THE SOUTHEAST COAST MID TO LATE NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ350-192300-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
347 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

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

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


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AMZ352-192300-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
347 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

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

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


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AMZ330-192300-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
347 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT THIS AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 2 FT NEAR THE
HARBOR ENTRANCE.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. WAVES TO 1 TO 2 FT NEAR THE HARBOR ENTRANCE.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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...83 DEGREES.


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AMZ354-192300-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
347 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO NE 15 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY EARLY THIS
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING AND
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 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.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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


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AMZ374-192300-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
347 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...THEN AROUND 5
FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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


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