Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
000
FZUS52 KCHS 280311
CWFCHS

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1111 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

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

AMZ300-281815-
1111 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
ATLANTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL TONIGHT. TROPICAL DEPRESSION TWO
HAS DEVELOPED OVER THE SOUTHWEST ATLANTIC AND WILL APPROACH THE
SOUTHEAST COAST LATE SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...BEFORE MOVING
ONSHORE OVER OR NEAR THE AREA SUNDAY. TROPICAL DEPRESSION TWO COULD
AFFECT THE REGION INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK BEFORE EVENTUALLY LIFTING
AWAY TO THE NORTHEAST. PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST ADVISORY ON
TROPICAL DEPRESSION TWO FROM THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

$$

AMZ330-281815-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1111 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...
...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15
KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE.
.SAT NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. NE WINDS 15 KT...
INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. RAIN HEAVY AT
TIMES WITH VSBYS LESS THAN 1 NM.
.SUN...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT.
WAVES AROUND 4 FT OR GREATER. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
RAIN HEAVY AT TIMES WITH VSBYS LESS THAN 1 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. N WINDS 30 TO
35 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL
POSSIBLE EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY IN
THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.

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...78 DEGREES.


$$

AMZ350-281815-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1111 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...
...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE.
.SAT NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. NE WINDS 15 TO
20 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. RAIN HEAVY AT TIMES WITH
VSBYS LESS THAN 1 NM.
.SUN...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...
BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS. RAIN HEAVY AT TIMES WITH VSBYS LESS THAN 1 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. S WINDS 25 TO
35 KT...BECOMING NW 30 TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...
BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

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


$$

AMZ352-281815-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1111 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...
...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. N WINDS 15 TO
20 KT...INCREASING TO 35 TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NW WINDS 30 TO
35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.


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


$$

AMZ354-281815-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1111 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. N 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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.SUN...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...
BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY IN THE MORNING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED 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.


$$

AMZ374-281815-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1111 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...
...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY IN
THE AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE.
.SAT NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS
EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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


$$


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.