Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Charleston SC
653 AM EST Wed Jan 24 2018

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

AMZ300-242300-
653 AM EST Wed Jan 24 2018

.Synopsis for the coastal waters of south coastal South Carolina
and north coastal Georgia...
High pressure will prevail into Saturday, with a frontal system
to impact the area Sunday. Cooler high pressure will then return
for the first part of next week.

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AMZ330-242300-
Charleston Harbor-
653 AM EST Wed Jan 24 2018

.TODAY...N winds 5 kt, becoming W late.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt after
midnight.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt.
.SAT...E winds 10 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Showers likely.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. A chance of showers.

Unless otherwise noted, waves 1 foot or less.

Charleston Harbor water temperature 48 degrees.

$$

AMZ350-242300-
Waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC out 20 NM-
653 AM EST Wed Jan 24 2018

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W late. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft after midnight.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of
showers.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.

$$

AMZ352-242300-
Waters from Edisto Beach SC to Savannah GA out 20 NM-
653 AM EST Wed Jan 24 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W late. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft after midnight.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.

$$

AMZ354-242300-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 20 NM, including
Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary-
653 AM EST Wed Jan 24 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft,
building to 3 to 4 ft after midnight.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 5 ft in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.

$$

AMZ374-242300-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA extending from 20 to
60 NM-
653 AM EST Wed Jan 24 2018

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming NW
5 to 10 kt this afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
3 ft, building to 4 to 5 ft after midnight.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to
4 to 5 ft after midnight.
.FRI...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A
slight chance of showers.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A slight chance of
showers.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of
showers.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Showers likely.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Showers
likely.

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