Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1015 AM EST THU MAR 5 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

AMZ300-060615-
1015 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST AND NORTHWEST TODAY AND
PUSH OFFSHORE THIS EVENING. COLDER HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE
AREA THURSDAY NIGHT AND WILL PREVAIL INTO SUNDAY. NEXT WEEK...AN
UNSETTLED PATTERN WILL DEVELOP BETWEEN A STATIONARY FRONT SOUTH AND
EAST OF THE REGION AND HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED TO THE NORTH.

$$

AMZ330-060615-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1015 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. AREAS OF FOG THROUGH
NOON...MAINLY NEAR THE HARBOR ENTRANCE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS
TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN PERIODS OF DRIZZLE WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING TO
15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. PERIODS OF DRIZZLE WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. A 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...50 DEGREES.

$$

AMZ350-060615-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1015 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. WIDESPREAD DENSE
FOG LATE THIS MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG LATE. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE. VSBY 1/4 NM
OR LESS LATE THIS MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING N
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 20
TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. PERIODS OF DRIZZLE WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

$$

AMZ352-060615-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1015 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. WIDESPREAD
DENSE FOG LATE THIS MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG LATE.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE. VSBY 1/4 NM
OR LESS LATE THIS MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING N
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. PERIODS OF DRIZZLE WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

$$

AMZ354-060615-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1015 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. WIDESPREAD
DENSE FOG LATE THIS MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG LATE.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE. VSBY 1/4 NM
OR LESS LATE THIS MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING N
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

$$

AMZ374-060615-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1015 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... BECOMING N
25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N 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 IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

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