Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
727 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

AMZ300-291430-
727 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL THROUGH SUNDAY. WEAK COLD FRONTS WILL
PUSH INTO THE REGION MONDAY AND AGAIN WEDNESDAY...AND BOTH FRONTS
SHOULD DISSIPATE OVER OR CLOSE TO THE AREA. WARMER ATLANTIC HIGH
PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD OVER THE REGION THROUGH LATE WEEK. A
STRONGER COLD FRONT WILL ARRIVE NEXT WEEKEND.

$$

AMZ330-291430-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
727 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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...61 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-291430-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
727 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

AMZ352-291430-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
727 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE 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.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
1 FOOT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

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AMZ354-291430-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
727 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

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AMZ374-291430-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
727 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

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