Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1245 PM EST FRI JAN 30 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

AMZ300-310845-
1245 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE REGION THROUGH SATURDAY. A WEAK
COASTAL TROUGH WILL DEVELOP SUNDAY AND LIFT NORTH AHEAD OF A COLD
FRONT PASSING OVER THE AREA MONDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN RETURN
TO THE REGION TUESDAY BEFORE SHIFTING OFFSHORE AHEAD OF ANOTHER
STORM SYSTEM APPROACHING FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO LATE IN THE WEEK.

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AMZ330-310845-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1245 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING N AND DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KT LATE.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...52 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-310845-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1245 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT... BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ352-310845-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1245 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN SEAS
1 FOOT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO
25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ354-310845-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1245 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN SEAS
1 FOOT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ374-310845-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1245 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO
30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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