Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
330 AM EDT THU AUG 28 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

AMZ300-282230-
330 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
ATLANTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXPAND WESTWARD OVER THE MARINE AREA
LATE THIS WEEK AND PERSIST INTO THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK BEFORE A
BACKDOOR COLD FRONT APPROACHES.

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AMZ350-282230-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
330 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S 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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AMZ352-282230-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
330 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S 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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AMZ330-282230-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
330 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDDAY.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.

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...83 DEGREES.


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AMZ354-282230-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
330 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S 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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AMZ374-282230-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
330 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E 5 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT EARLY...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S 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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