Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Charleston SC
307 PM EST Fri Dec 15 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

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307 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.Synopsis for the coastal waters of south coastal South Carolina
and north coastal Georgia...
A dry cold front will move through tonight, followed by high
pressure this weekend. Another front will bring unsettled weather
to the region Monday into Tuesday, then shift offshore as high
pressure rebuilds.

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Charleston Harbor-
307 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW, then diminishing to
10 kt late.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt, becoming N after midnight.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds 5 kt. A slight chance of showers
after midnight.
.MON...SW winds 5 kt. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. A chance of showers.
.WED...N winds 5 kt. A slight chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt.

Unless otherwise noted, waves 1 foot or less.

Charleston Harbor water temperature 54 degrees.

$$

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Waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC out 20 NM-
307 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW, then N 10 to 15 kt
late. Seas 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft after midnight.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft in the morning, then seas 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
1 foot.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas
1 foot. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of
showers.
.TUE...W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.WED...N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

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Waters from Edisto Beach SC to Savannah GA out 20 NM-
307 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW, then diminishing to
10 to 15 kt late. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 ft in the morning, then seas 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.SUN...E winds 5 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas
1 foot. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of
showers.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers.

$$

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Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 20 NM, including
Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary-
307 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW, then diminishing to
15 kt late . Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft in the morning, then seas 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.SUN...E winds 5 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas
1 foot. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of
showers.

$$

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Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA extending from 20 to
60 NM-
307 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW. A few gusts to 25 kt
this evening. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft, then
diminishing to 2 to 4 ft late.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.SUN...E winds 5 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds 5 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers after midnight.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of
showers.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A slight
chance of showers.

$$


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