Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Charleston SC
853 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

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

AMZ300-261330-
853 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.Synopsis for the coastal waters of south coastal South Carolina
and north coastal Georgia...
High pressure will weaken across the area tonight and then give
way to a cold front that will slowly move through the region
Monday night. High pressure will then build from the north
through Tuesday followed by a warm front lifting north on
Wednesday. Another cold front is expected to move through on
Thursday, followed by high pressure.

$$

AMZ330-261330-
Charleston Harbor-
853 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Variable winds 5 kt or less, becoming SW late.
Scattered showers, then isolated showers late.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. A slight chance of showers in the
morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. A chance of showers, mainly in the evening.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. A chance of showers.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 kt. A chance of showers.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt.

Unless otherwise noted, waves 1 foot or less.

Charleston Harbor water temperature 64 degrees.

$$

AMZ350-261330-
Waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC out 20 NM-
853 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Variable winds 5 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt
late. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers, then isolated showers
late. Patchy fog.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. A slight chance of showers
in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 5 ft after midnight. A
chance of showers, mainly in the evening.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, diminishing
to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft, subsiding to 3 to
4 ft after midnight.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.
.THU...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of
showers.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

AMZ352-261330-
Waters from Edisto Beach SC to Savannah GA out 20 NM-
853 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt
late. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Scattered showers this evening. Patchy fog.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. A slight chance of showers
in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 15 to 20 kt with
gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to
4 ft after midnight. A chance of showers, mainly in the evening.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming E
5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of
showers.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

AMZ354-261330-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 20 NM, including
Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary-
853 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 kt late.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. Scattered showers this evening. Patchy fog.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers in the morning, then a chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft after midnight. A
chance of showers, mainly in the evening.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming E
5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of
showers.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of
showers.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

AMZ374-261330-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA extending from 20 to
60 NM-
853 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt, becoming SW 10 kt late. Seas 4
to 5 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft. Isolated showers, mainly this
evening.
.MON...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of showers
in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 15 to 20 kt with
gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 3 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft
after midnight. A chance of showers, mainly in the evening.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft,
subsiding to 5 to 7 ft in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming E
5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft
after midnight. A slight chance of showers.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A slight chance
of showers.
.THU...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A slight chance of
showers.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of
showers.
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

$$



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