Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
200 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 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

AMZ300-290900-
200 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
TROPICAL DEPRESSION TWO WILL APPROACH THE SOUTHEAST COAST TODAY INTO
TONIGHT, BEFORE MOVING ONSHORE OVER OR NEAR THE AREA SUNDAY AND THEN
WEAKENING. THE LOW COULD LINGER IN THE VICINITY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK
BEFORE EVENTUALLY LIFTING AWAY TO THE NORTHEAST. A COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH THE REGION LATE NEXT WEEK. PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST
ADVISORY ON TROPICAL DEPRESSION TWO FROM THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER.

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AMZ330-290900-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
200 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...
...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.SUN...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...
BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NW WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.

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...77 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-290900-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
200 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...
...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT GUSTING TO 25 KT. SEAS 4
TO 6 FT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT
WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. SE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 40 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. SW WINDS 20 TO
25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ352-290900-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
200 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...
...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT GUSTING TO 25 KT. SEAS 4
TO 5 FT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NW WINDS 10 TO
15 KT GUSTING TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.MON...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 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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AMZ354-290900-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
200 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NW WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 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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AMZ374-290900-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
200 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...
...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. W WINDS 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 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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