Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1041 AM EDT FRI MAY 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

AMZ300-070545-
1041 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
AN UPPER LEVEL LOW WILL LINGER TODAY THEN LIFT AWAY FROM THE AREA
TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL SATURDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY THEN
A FRONTAL SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO AFFECT THE AREA LATE NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ330-070545-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1041 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS MID TO LATE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TUE 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...72 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-070545-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1041 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT EARLY...DIMINISHING TO 15 KT
THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS MID TO
LATE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

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AMZ352-070545-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1041 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN
SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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AMZ354-070545-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1041 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FOOT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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AMZ374-070545-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1041 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 3 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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