Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
626 AM EST SUN NOV 23 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

AMZ300-240230-
626 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A WARM FRONT WILL MOVE NORTH THROUGH THE AREA TODAY. A COLD FRONT
WILL THEN SHIFT TOWARD THE COAST AND OFFSHORE BY MONDAY NIGHT. THE
FRONT WILL MEANDER OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST INTO EARLY
WEDNESDAY...BEFORE AN OFFSHORE LOW PRESSURE PULLS THE FRONT TO THE
NORTHEAST AND ALLOWS HIGH PRESSURE TO RETURN INTO THE HOLIDAY
WEEKEND.

$$

AMZ330-240230-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
626 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 25 KT. WINDS BECOMING S LATE. WAVES BUILDING 1 TO 2 FT.
PERIODS OF RAIN. A CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. RAIN MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT EARLY. A CHANCE OF
TSTMS. PERIODS OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES IN THE EVENING.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.

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...57 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-240230-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
626 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 30 KT LATE THIS MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN S 25 TO 30
KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
PERIODS OF RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. RAIN MAY BE HEAVY AT
TIMES.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO
25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

$$

AMZ352-240230-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
626 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
PERIODS OF RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. RAIN MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. RAIN LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

$$

AMZ354-240230-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
626 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. PERIODS OF RAIN
UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. RAIN MAY BE HEAVY
AT TIMES UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

$$

AMZ374-240230-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
626 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT... BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF TSTMS. PERIODS OF RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. RAIN MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT... SUBSIDING TO 7
TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO
30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

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