Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1003 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

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

AMZ300-231715-
1003 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NORTH THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT
BEFORE SHIFTING INTO THE ATLANTIC ON FRIDAY AND PERSISTING THROUGH
THE WEEKEND. A COLD FRONT COULD AFFECT THE AREA EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ330-231715-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1003 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES
BUILDING TO 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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...57 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-231715-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1003 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 25 KT LATE THIS
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

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AMZ352-231715-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1003 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

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AMZ354-231715-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1003 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ374-231715-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1003 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

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