Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1116 AM EDT THU MAR 23 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

AMZ300-240630-
1116 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NORTH THROUGH TONIGHT BEFORE
SHIFTING OVER THE ATLANTIC THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A COLD FRONT IS
EXPECTED TO AFFECT THE AREA EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ330-240630-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1116 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING
E 15 TO 20 KT LATE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON AND MON 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...57 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-240630-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1116 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT
EARLY...BECOMING E. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 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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AMZ352-240630-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1116 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT
EARLY...BECOMING E. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ354-240630-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1116 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT
EARLY...BECOMING E. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON 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.

$$

AMZ374-240630-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1116 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT
EARLY...BECOMING E. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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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