Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Charleston SC
201 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 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

AMZ300-210915-
201 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.Synopsis for the coastal waters of south coastal South Carolina
and north coastal Georgia...
Strong high pressure will continue over the area, then shift
offshore this weekend. A cold front will likely move through Monday
night into Tuesday before a stronger cold front moves through
Tuesday night ushering in much cooler weather.

$$

AMZ330-210915-
Charleston Harbor-
201 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...E winds 5 to 10 kt.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 kt.
.SAT...NE winds 5 kt, becoming E in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. A slight chance of showers.

Mariners are reminded that winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

Unless otherwise noted, waves 1 foot or less.

Charleston Harbor water temperature 73 degrees.

$$

AMZ350-210915-
Waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC out 20 nm-
201 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt late.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of
showers.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A slight chance of
showers.

Mariners are reminded that winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

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Waters from Edisto Beach SC to Savannah GA out 20 nm-
201 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of
showers after midnight.
.SUN...E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers with a
slight chance of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms.
.MON...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers with a
slight chance of tstms.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of
showers.

Mariners are reminded that winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

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Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 20 nm, including
Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary-
201 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 5 ft
after midnight. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers with
a slight chance of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A
chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.MON...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Showers likely with a
slight chance of tstms.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Showers likely
with a chance of tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Mariners are reminded that winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

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Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA extending from 20 to
60 nm-
201 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. A slight
chance of showers after midnight.
.SUN...E winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, then
around 5 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers with a slight
chance of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A
chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.MON...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. A chance of showers with a
slight chance of tstms.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Showers likely
with a chance of tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A slight chance of
showers.

Mariners are reminded that winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$



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