Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
633 AM EDT THU JUL 24 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

AMZ300-242130-
633 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
AN ATLANTIC RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN SOUTH OF THE AREA
INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK...WITH A WEAK TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE TO PREVAIL
INLAND. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH LATE MONDAY AND BECOME STATIONARY
SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST OF THE AREA DURING THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ330-242130-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
633 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 2 FT LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A 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...84 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-242130-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
633 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 2
TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON 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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AMZ352-242130-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
633 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.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.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 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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AMZ354-242130-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
633 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 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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AMZ374-242130-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
633 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 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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