Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
556 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

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

AMZ300-091400-
556 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A SERIES OF REINFORCING COLD FRONTS WILL CROSS THE WATERS THIS
EVENING THROUGH MID WEEK. AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL THEN MOVE
THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...WHICH COULD BRING SOME OF THE COLDEST
TEMPERATURES OF THE SEASON EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

AMZ330-091400-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
556 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING
W. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THIS EVENING.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...53 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-091400-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
556 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING
W 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY THIS EVENING.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

AMZ352-091400-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
556 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING W
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY THIS EVENING.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

AMZ354-091400-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
556 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING
W 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY THIS EVENING.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

AMZ374-091400-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
556 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 30 KT LATE THIS
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY
THIS EVENING.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8
FT.
.WED...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8
FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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