Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
400 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

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

AMZ300-312300-
400 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
LOW PRESSURE WILL LIFT NORTH THROUGH THE REGION TODAY WHILE A SURFACE
TROUGH REMAINS THROUGH TONIGHT. ON THE PERIPHERY OF ATLANTIC HIGH
PRESSURE...A WEAK TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER THE SOUTHEAST
UNTIL LATE WEEK. NEXT WEEKEND THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK...HIGH PRESSURE WILL
GRADUALLY BUILD INTO THE REGION FROM THE NORTH.

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AMZ330-312300-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
400 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SHOWERS AND TSTMS...
MAINLY THIS MORNING. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 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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AMZ350-312300-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
400 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

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

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 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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AMZ352-312300-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
400 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT THIS AFTERNOON. SHOWERS THIS
MORNING. TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON. LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL POSSIBLE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN
SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 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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AMZ354-312300-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
400 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT THIS AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY THIS MORNING. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE THIS
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN
SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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


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AMZ374-312300-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
400 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

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

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT LATE THIS MORNING
AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT THIS AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY THIS
MORNING. TSTMS LIKELY. SHOWERS LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON. LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL POSSIBLE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 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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