Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
543 AM EST SAT JAN 31 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

AMZ300-010145-
543 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL PUSH SOUTH INTO THE AREA TODAY. THE HIGH WILL
SHIFT INTO THE ATLANTIC SUNDAY...WHILE A WEAK COASTAL TROUGH
DEVELOPS AND LIFTS NORTH AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT PASSING OVER THE AREA
MONDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN RETURN TO THE REGION BY
TUESDAY...BEFORE SHIFTING OFFSHORE AHEAD OF ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM
APPROACHING FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO BY LATE IN THE WEEK.

$$

AMZ330-010145-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
543 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...51 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-010145-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
543 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING SW
20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ352-010145-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
543 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING N
15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ354-010145-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
543 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ374-010145-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
543 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO
25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING SW
25 TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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