Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Charleston SC
1204 AM EST Mon Dec 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

AMZ300-181715-
1204 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.Synopsis for the coastal waters of south coastal South Carolina
and north coastal Georgia...
A warm front will move into the area tonight and Monday,
lingering nearby into Tuesday. Low pressure will pass over or
close to the region late Wednesday, followed by an inland high
pressure wedge Thursday and Friday, before the high shifts
offshore next weekend.

$$

AMZ330-181715-
Charleston Harbor-
1204 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt.
.MON...SW winds 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers in the
evening. Patchy fog after midnight.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Patchy fog in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Patchy fog after midnight.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.THU...NE winds 10 kt. A slight chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. A slight chance of showers.

Unless otherwise noted, waves 1 foot or less.

Charleston Harbor water temperature 53 degrees.

$$

AMZ350-181715-
Waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC out 20 NM-
1204 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers in the morning, then a chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers in
the evening. Patchy fog after midnight.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft in the
afternoon. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of
showers.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight
chance of showers.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

AMZ352-181715-
Waters from Edisto Beach SC to Savannah GA out 20 NM-
1204 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming SW.
Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers
in the evening. Patchy fog.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Patchy fog in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Patchy fog after
midnight.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft, building to 3 ft in the
afternoon. A slight chance of showers in the morning, then a
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming W
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft after
midnight. Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.THU...N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

AMZ354-181715-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 20 NM, including
Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary-
1204 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 1 foot.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot. A slight chance of
showers in the evening. Patchy fog.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot. Patchy fog after
midnight.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft, building to 3 ft in the
afternoon. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming W
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely, mainly in the
evening.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of
showers.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

AMZ374-181715-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA extending from 20 to
60 NM-
1204 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers in the evening.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 4 to 5 ft in the
afternoon. A slight chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A slight chance of
showers.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$



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