Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
704 PM 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

AMZ300-061415-
704 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
AN UPPER LEVEL LOW WILL SHIFT OVER THE REGION TONIGHT...THEN LINGER
NEAR THE AREA THROUGH FRIDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL MEANDER IN THE
NORTHEAST THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS TO THE SOUTH.
ATLANTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN ESTABLISH ITSELF ACROSS THE AREA
DURING THE EARLY AND MIDDLE PART OF NEXT WEEK.

$$

AMZ330-061415-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
704 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT EARLY...DECREASING TO 10 TO 15
KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT EARLY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS
EVENING.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...S 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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AMZ350-061415-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
704 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT EARLY. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 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.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ352-061415-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
704 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT EARLY. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.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 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 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.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ354-061415-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
704 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT EARLY. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT...THEN AROUND 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...SW 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.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ374-061415-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
704 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...DECREASING
TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 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 IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. 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.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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