Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1056 AM EST FRI FEB 27 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

AMZ300-280700-
1056 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD NORTH OF THE REGION THROUGH TONIGHT AND
WEDGE SOUTHWARD OVER GEORGIA AND SOUTH CAROLINA OVER THE WEEKEND
WHILE A COASTAL TROUGH DEVELOPS OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST. A COLD
FRONT WILL STALL OVER OR JUST SOUTH OF THE REGION LATE MONDAY...
THEN LIFT NORTH AS A WARM FRONT ON TUESDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL SHIFT
THROUGH THE AREA LATE WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY...FOLLOWED BY
COOLER HIGH PRESSURE NEXT WEEKEND.

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AMZ330-280700-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1056 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.

UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED...WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...47 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-280700-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1056 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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AMZ352-280700-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1056 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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AMZ354-280700-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1056 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT...INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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AMZ374-280700-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1056 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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