Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1014 AM EDT MON JUL 14 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

AMZ300-150515-
1014 AM EDT MON JUL 14 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
ATLANTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL THROUGH TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT
WILL DROP SOUTHEAST INTO THE AREA TUESDAY...STALLING JUST OFF THE
COAST FOR THE LATTER HALF OF THE WEEK.

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AMZ330-150515-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1014 AM EDT MON JUL 14 2014

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS T TO 10 KT LATE THIS MORNING...BECOMING S
15 TO 20 KT LATE THIS AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS
EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 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...84 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-150515-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1014 AM EDT MON JUL 14 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.WED...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ352-150515-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1014 AM EDT MON JUL 14 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 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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AMZ354-150515-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1014 AM EDT MON JUL 14 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ374-150515-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1014 AM EDT MON JUL 14 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT
THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE
THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4
TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 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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