Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
345 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 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

AMZ300-031045-
345 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A WEAK AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL LIFT NORTHEASTWARD ALONG A
STATIONARY FRONT TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD IN TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY BEFORE AN INLAND TROUGH OF LOW
PRESSURE DEVELOPS THURSDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL DROP INTO THE AREA
NEXT WEEKEND.

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AMZ330-031045-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
345 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE
THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 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...86 DEGREES.


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AMZ350-031045-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
345 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN
THE EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU THROUGH FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 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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AMZ352-031045-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
345 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT THROUGH FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 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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AMZ354-031045-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
345 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT THROUGH FRI 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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AMZ374-031045-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
345 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LIKELY EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY LATE.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5
FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 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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