Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
706 AM EDT THU MAR 30 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

AMZ300-310215-
706 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A STATIONARY FRONT ACROSS THE REGION WILL LIFT NORTH AS A WARM FRONT
THROUGH TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT
FOLLOWED BY DRY HIGH PRESSURE INTO SUNDAY. UNSETTLED WEATHER SHOULD
RETURN AGAIN NEXT MONDAY, POSSIBLY LASTING INTO TUESDAY. DRY WEATHER
SHOULD THEN RETURN THROUGH WEDNESDAY BEFORE RAIN CHANCES RETURN
THURSDAY.

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AMZ330-310215-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
706 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO SE 15 KT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING W
5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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...65 DEGREES.


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AMZ350-310215-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
706 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING W
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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


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AMZ352-310215-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
706 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING W
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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


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AMZ354-310215-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
706 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN
THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN
SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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


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AMZ374-310215-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
706 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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


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