Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
945 PM EDT WED OCT 1 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

AMZ300-020930-
945 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY. A
STRONG COLD FRONT WILL THEN MOVE THROUGH THE REGION FRIDAY
NIGHT...WITH HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING BACK OVER THE SOUTHEAST STATES
THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ330-020930-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
945 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT THIS EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE
LESS THAN 5 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT.
.MON 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...76 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-020930-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
945 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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

$$

AMZ352-020930-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
945 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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

$$

AMZ354-020930-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
945 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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

$$

AMZ374-020930-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
945 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

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

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

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