Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
656 PM EST MON JAN 16 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

AMZ300-171500-
656 PM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH TONIGHT. A FRONT
WILL STALL ACROSS THE AREA ON WEDNESDAY...THEN LIFT NORTH AS A WARM
FRONT THURSDAY NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL AFFECT THE AREA ON
SUNDAY.

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AMZ330-171500-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
656 PM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT LATE. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING. AREAS OF DENSE FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...54 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-171500-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
656 PM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT LATE THIS EVENING
AND EARLY MORNING...THEN BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE
THIS EVENING. AREAS OF DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE
MORNING. PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ352-171500-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
656 PM EST MON JAN 16 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EST TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT LATE THIS
EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 2 FT. AREAS
OF DENSE FOG WITH VSBYS 1/4 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE
MORNING. PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN
SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ354-171500-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
656 PM EST MON JAN 16 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EST TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 2 FT. AREAS
OF DENSE FOG WITH VSBYS 1/4 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN
SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

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AMZ374-171500-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
656 PM EST MON JAN 16 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EST TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. AREAS OF DENSE FOG WITH VSBYS 1/4 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT... BUILDING TO 3 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

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