Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
120 PM EST MON FEB 8 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

AMZ300-090930-
120 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A SERIES OF REINFORCING COLD FRONTS WILL CROSS THE REGION LATE TODAY
THROUGH MID WEEK. HIGH PRESSURE THURSDAY WILL GIVE WAY TO AN ARCTIC
COLD FRONT LATE IN THE WEEK...WHICH COULD BRING SOME OF OUR COLDEST
WEATHER OF THE SEASON INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

AMZ330-090930-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
120 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 25 KT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
LATE.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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...52 DEGREES.

$$

AMZ350-090930-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
120 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

$$

AMZ352-090930-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
120 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

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

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

$$

AMZ354-090930-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
120 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...INCREASING
TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO
5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

$$

AMZ374-090930-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
120 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6
TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO
9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 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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