Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
344 AM EST SUN FEB 1 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

AMZ300-012345-
344 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST TODAY AND PASS OFFSHORE
MONDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN RETURN TO THE REGION BY
TUESDAY...BEFORE SHIFTING OFFSHORE AHEAD OF ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM
APPROACHING FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN THE WAKE OF THE SYSTEM FOR THE WEEKEND.

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AMZ330-012345-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
344 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE 15 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 25 KT LATE. WAVES BUILDING 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 30 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING
N 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...51 DEGREES.


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AMZ350-012345-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
344 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING W IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.


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AMZ352-012345-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
344 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO
30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY SEA FOG IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5
TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.


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AMZ354-012345-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
344 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY SEA FOG IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN
SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.


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AMZ374-012345-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
344 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING SW
20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING W IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING
N 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7
FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.


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