Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
153 AM EST WED MAR 4 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

AMZ300-042200-
153 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A WARM FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO LIFT NORTH OF THE AREA OVERNIGHT. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL REMAIN CENTERED OVER THE ATLANTIC WEDNESDAY...WHILE A
COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE NORTHWEST AND PASSES THROUGH THE
REGION THURSDAY. COLDER HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA INTO
EARLY SATURDAY...WITH A COASTAL TROUGH TO DEVELOP OFFSHORE INTO
SUNDAY. ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM COULD IMPACT THE AREA EARLY NEXT WEEK.


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AMZ330-042200-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
153 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING S
WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG. VSBY 1/4 NM OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 KT. AREAS OF DENSE FOG. VSBY 1/4 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. AREAS OF DENSE FOG.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING...THEN PATCHY FOG IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY
IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...48 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-042200-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
153 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING S
5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG. VSBY 1/4 NM OR
LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG. VSBY 1/4 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG IN THE
MORNING...THEN PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS
TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ352-042200-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
153 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 KT. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG. VSBY 1/4 NM OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. AREAS OF DENSE FOG. VSBY
1/4 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF DENSE FOG.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING...THEN PATCHY
FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ354-042200-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
153 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. WIDESPREAD DENSE
FOG. VSBY 1/4 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. AREAS OF DENSE FOG. VSBY
1/4 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. AREAS OF DENSE FOG.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING...
THEN PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS... MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ374-042200-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
153 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBYS 1 TO 2 NM...MAINLY W PORTIONS.
.WED...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE
MORNING. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE AFTERNOON. VSBY 1/4 NM OR LESS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT...THEN
4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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