Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
346 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

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

AMZ300-100000-
346 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A SERIES OF REINFORCING COLD FRONTS WILL CROSS THE REGION THROUGH
WEDNESDAY. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE EARLY THURSDAY WILL GIVE WAY TO
ANOTHER COLD FRONT THURSDAY NIGHT. AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL THEN
MOVE THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT OR SATURDAY...WHICH COULD BRING SOME OF
THE COLDEST TEMPERATURES OF THE SEASON INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. A
FRONTAL SYSTEM COULD IMPACT THE REGION NEXT MONDAY OR TUESDAY.

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AMZ330-100000-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
346 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT THIS
MORNING...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 20
TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...52 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-100000-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
346 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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AMZ352-100000-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
346 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

AMZ354-100000-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
346 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT THIS MORNING...INCREASING TO 25 TO
30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

AMZ374-100000-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
346 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8
FT.
.WED...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10
KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

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