Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
945 AM EST SUN JAN 25 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

AMZ300-260545-
945 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL SHIFT EAST OF THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON. LOW PRESSURE
WILL PASS NORTH OF THE REGION TONIGHT INTO MONDAY. THIS WILL ALLOW
A COLD FRONT TO SWING THROUGH THE AREA LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY
MONDAY...WITH ANOTHER REINFORCING COLD FRONT ON TUESDAY. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL THEN PREVAIL THROUGH THURSDAY.

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AMZ330-260545-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
945 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT...
THEN BECOMING S 10 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...52 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-260545-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
945 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT...
THEN BECOMING S 10 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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AMZ352-260545-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
945 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT...
THEN BECOMING S 10 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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AMZ354-260545-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
945 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT...THEN
BECOMING S 10 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1
TO 2 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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AMZ374-260545-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
945 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 KT...
THEN BECOMING SW 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3
FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4
TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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