Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Charleston SC
1233 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 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

AMZ300-190745-
1233 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.Synopsis for the coastal waters of south coastal South Carolina
and north coastal Georgia...
Atlantic high pressure will remain in control as troughing persists
inland through late this week. A cold front will dissipate as it
approaches the area this weekend. High pressure will then return
early next week before another cold front likely affects the area
for mid week.

$$

AMZ330-190745-
Charleston Harbor-
1233 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 kt.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. A
chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. A slight chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. A slight chance of showers and
tstms.

Mariners are reminded that winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

Unless otherwise noted, waves 1 foot or less.

Charleston Harbor water temperature 86 degrees.

$$

AMZ350-190745-
Waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC out 20 nm-
1233 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.

Mariners are reminded that winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

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Waters from Edisto Beach SC to Savannah GA out 20 nm-
1233 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 15 kt late. Seas
2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms, mainly in the evening.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.

Mariners are reminded that winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ354-190745-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 20 nm...including
Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary-
1233 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms, mainly in the evening.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.

Mariners are reminded that winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ374-190745-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA extending from 20 to
60 nm-
1233 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft
after midnight. A slight chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, building to 4 ft after
midnight. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms,
mainly in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.

Mariners are reminded that winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$


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