Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
348 PM EDT MON MAR 30 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

AMZ300-311100-
348 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THE WATERS THIS EVENING WITH WEAK
HIGH PRESSURE TO PREVAIL INTO TUESDAY NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL
PUSH INTO THE REGION WEDNESDAY...AND HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD FROM
THE NORTHEAST. THE FRONT WILL THEN STALL AND DISSIPATE OVER OR
JUST SOUTH OF THE REGION...AND HIGH PRESSURE WILL SHIFT INTO THE
ATLANTIC THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. A STRONGER COLD FRONT WILL CROSS
THE REGION SATURDAY.

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AMZ330-311100-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
348 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT EARLY...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE
THIS EVENING...BECOMING N LATE.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.

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...60 DEGREES.


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AMZ350-311100-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
348 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE THIS EVENING...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.


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AMZ352-311100-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
348 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE THIS
EVENING...THEN BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY
THIS EVENING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.


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AMZ354-311100-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
348 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT EARLY...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.


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AMZ374-311100-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
348 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT... BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.


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