Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
816 PM EDT MON SEP 22 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

AMZ300-231530-
816 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT. TUESDAY THROUGH
EARLY NEXT WEEK...STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND INTO THE REGION
FROM THE NORTH...AND A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL PERSIST NEAR THE
COAST.

$$

AMZ330-231530-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
816 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 15 KT LATE. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY LATE THIS
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF 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...81 DEGREES.

$$

AMZ350-231530-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
816 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT TUESDAY THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6
FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ352-231530-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
816 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS... MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5
FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ354-231530-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
816 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN
BECOMING NE 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5
FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5
FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ374-231530-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
816 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...THEN SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5
FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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

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