Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
957 AM EST THU FEB 11 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

AMZ300-120600-
957 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE TODAY WILL GIVE WAY TO A WEAK AREA OF LOW PRESSURE AND
ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT TONIGHT. THIS LOW WILL PULL AWAY FROM THE
REGION ON FRIDAY AND AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH ON
SATURDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN REMAIN IN CONTROL UNTIL EARLY NEXT
WEEK WHEN THE NEXT FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE REGION. MORE HIGH
PRESSURE WILL RETURN THEREAFTER.

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CHARLESTON HARBOR-
957 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...50 DEGREES.

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WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
957 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
957 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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AMZ354-120600-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
957 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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AMZ374-120600-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
957 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT
EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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