Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1232 AM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

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

AMZ300-151945-
1232 AM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A STATIONARY FRONT WILL WAVER OVER THE AREA TONIGHT. THE FRONT
WILL GRADUALLY DISSIPATE MONDAY. A PRE-FRONTAL TROUGH WILL MOVE
IN TUESDAY...THEN A STRONGER COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO PUSH
THROUGH THE REGION DURING THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK. A STRONG INLAND
WEDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN PREVAIL IN WAKE OF THE FRONT INTO
NEXT WEEKEND.

$$

AMZ330-151945-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1232 AM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU THROUGH FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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...85 DEGREES.

$$

AMZ350-151945-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1232 AM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU THROUGH FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ352-151945-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1232 AM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ354-151945-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1232 AM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT
IN THE EVENING...THEN SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ374-151945-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1232 AM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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