Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1249 PM EST FRI DEC 19 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

AMZ300-200900-
1249 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING.
UNSETTLED WEATHER IS EXPECTED LATER TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT
AS SEVERAL DISTURBANCES SHIFT OVER THE REGION. A STRONG COLD FRONT
WILL SHIFT THROUGH THE WATERS WEDNESDAY.

$$

AMZ350-200900-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1249 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN
DEVELOPING AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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AMZ352-200900-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1249 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN DEVELOPING AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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AMZ330-200900-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1249 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. RAIN DEVELOPING AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF RAIN... MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...56 DEGREES.

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AMZ354-200900-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1249 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY BY
LATE EVENING.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

$$

AMZ374-200900-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1249 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO
3 FT LATE. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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