Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
718 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

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

AMZ300-301430-
718 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE SOUTH OF THE AREA TONIGHT. WEAK COLD FRONTS
WILL PUSH INTO THE REGION MONDAY AND AGAIN WEDNESDAY...AND BOTH
FRONTS SHOULD DISSIPATE OVER OR CLOSE TO THE AREA. WARMER ATLANTIC
HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD OVER THE REGION THROUGH LATE WEEK. A
STRONGER COLD FRONT WILL ARRIVE FROM THE NORTHWEST NEXT WEEKEND.

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AMZ330-301430-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
718 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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...60 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-301430-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
718 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT EARLY...BECOMING SW 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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

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AMZ352-301430-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
718 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT EARLY...BECOMING SW 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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

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AMZ354-301430-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
718 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT EARLY...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT...THEN AROUND 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

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AMZ374-301430-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
718 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

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