Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1100 PM EST SAT FEB 6 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

AMZ300-071900-
1100 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK NORTH AND DEEPEN OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST
TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY....THEN WILL MOVE AWAY TOWARD THE NORTHEAST
SUNDAY NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA MONDAY. THEN...A DEEP
TROUGH WILL REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT
WEEK...BRINGING UNSEASONABLY COOL CONDITIONS TO THE AREA. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION LATE WEEK INTO NEXT WEEKEND.


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AMZ330-071900-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1100 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST SUNDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST SUNDAY THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING W
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...54 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-071900-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1100 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST SUNDAY...
...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST SUNDAY THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...INCREASING
TO 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO
7 TO 9 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT...BECOMING NW 30
TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS TO 50 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9
FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT...BECOMING W
15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE EVENING.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

$$

AMZ352-071900-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1100 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...INCREASING
TO 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 6
TO 8 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8
FT. RAIN...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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AMZ354-071900-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1100 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7
FT. RAIN WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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AMZ374-071900-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1100 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 11 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11
FT. RAIN...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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