Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
653 AM EST WED NOV 26 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

AMZ300-270300-
653 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A STRENGTHENING AREA OF LOW PRESSURE OFF THE CAROLINA COAST EARLY
THIS MORNING WILL TRACK NORTHEAST ALONG A STALLED FRONT...LIFTING
AWAY FROM THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD
INTO THE SOUTHEAST UNITED STATES AND PREVAIL THROUGH EARLY NEXT
WEEK.

$$

AMZ350-270300-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
653 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15
KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT LATE. RAIN THIS
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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AMZ352-270300-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
653 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT... BECOMING W 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN
LIKELY THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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AMZ330-270300-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
653 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT EARLY...BECOMING W 10
KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...HIGHEST NEAR THE HARBOR ENTRANCE AROUND MID
MORNING. RAIN THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...59 DEGREES.

$$

AMZ354-270300-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
653 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 15
KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN
LIKELY EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE THIS
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

$$

AMZ374-270300-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
653 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.TODAY...W WINDS 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7
FT THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
RAIN EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 4
TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3
FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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