Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1256 AM EST TUE JAN 24 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

AMZ300-242100-
1256 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL LIFT NORTHEAST AWAY FROM THE AREA
TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN PREVAIL THROUGH WEDNESDAY BEFORE A
COLD FRONT PUSHES THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY. COOLER HIGH PRESSURE WILL
THEN RETURN INTO THE WEEKEND.

$$

AMZ330-242100-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1256 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...57 DEGREES.

$$

AMZ350-242100-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1256 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

AMZ352-242100-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1256 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

AMZ354-242100-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1256 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO
15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS... MAINLY IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

AMZ374-242100-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1256 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 6
TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO
20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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