Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
612 AM EDT WED JUL 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

AMZ300-232130-
612 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL IN THE ATLANTIC THROUGH LATE WEEK...WHILE
AN INLAND TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE THURSDAY DRAWS CLOSER TO THE COAST
FRIDAY...BEFORE DISSIPATING DURING THE WEEKEND. A COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE NW EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ330-232130-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
612 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT BY EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO S 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT LATE. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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...83 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-232130-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
612 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 KT...THEN S 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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AMZ352-232130-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
612 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 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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AMZ354-232130-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
612 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 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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AMZ374-232130-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
612 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

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

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