Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
327 PM EST MON DEC 5 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

AMZ300-061130-
327 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A STORM SYSTEM WILL AFFECT THE AREA THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING. A
STRONG COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT FOLLOWED BY COLD
HIGH PRESSURE THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ330-061130-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
327 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. RAIN. A CHANCE OF TSTMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 KT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE 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...61 DEGREES.


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AMZ350-061130-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
327 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

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

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


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AMZ352-061130-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
327 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. RAIN. A CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. RAIN
IN THE MORNING... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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


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AMZ354-061130-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
327 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN. A CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. RAIN
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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


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AMZ374-061130-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
327 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT. RAIN. A CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. RAIN IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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


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