Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1117 PM EDT MON AUG 29 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

AMZ300-301830-
1117 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE IS EXPECTED TO INTENSIFY INTO A TROPICAL
STORM AND TRACK FROM THE EASTERN GULF OF MEXICO NORTHEAST ACROSS
NORTHERN FLORIDA AND OFF THE SOUTHEAST U.S. COAST LATE IN THE WEEK.
COOLER AND DRIER HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN RETURN FROM THE NORTH THIS
WEEKEND. REFER TO THE LATEST ADVISORIES ON TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE
FROM THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

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AMZ330-301830-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1117 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.WED...E WINDS 15 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING TO
15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF
TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.

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...86 DEGREES.


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AMZ350-301830-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1117 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.FRI...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.

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


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AMZ352-301830-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1117 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.FRI...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT... SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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


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AMZ354-301830-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1117 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...
THEN SHOWERS LIKELY LATE.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.THU...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.THU NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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


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AMZ374-301830-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1117 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL
LATE AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY LATE.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.THU...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.THU NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.FRI...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT... SUBSIDING TO 6 TO
8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY IN
THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT... SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.

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


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