Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
937 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

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

AMZ300-240930-
937 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A HIGH PRESSURE WEDGE WILL BUILD INLAND...WHILE A COASTAL TROUGH
PERSISTS OFFSHORE INTO MID WEEK. THE REGION WILL THEN REMAIN
SITUATED BETWEEN HIGH PRESSURE TO THE NORTH AND A STATIONARY FRONT
TO THE SOUTH AND EAST THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ330-240930-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
937 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2
FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
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...79 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-240930-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
937 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT
NEAR THE IMMEDIATE COAST. A CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL EARLY
MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY LATE.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ352-240930-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
937 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 5
FT NEAR THE IMMEDIATE COAST. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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AMZ354-240930-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
937 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT
NEAR THE IMMEDIATE COAST. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL EARLY
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 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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AMZ374-240930-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
937 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT IN THE EVENING.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 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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