Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Charleston SC
324 AM EDT Tue Sep 19 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

AMZ300-192230-
324 AM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.Synopsis for the coastal waters of south coastal South Carolina
and north coastal Georgia...
High pressure will extend south across the region into early next
week as tropical cyclone Jose moves north toward the southern New
England coast later this week and then stalls. Meanwhile Hurricane
Maria will near the Bahamas this weekend before likely turning north
just off the Southeast U.S. coast.

$$

AMZ330-192230-
Charleston Harbor-
324 AM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 5 kt, becoming SW late.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. A slight chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU...W winds 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt in the evening, becoming variable winds
5 kt. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. A slight chance of showers.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. A slight chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt.

Mariners are reminded that winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

Unless otherwise noted, waves 1 foot or less.

Charleston Harbor water temperature 80 degrees.

$$

AMZ350-192230-
Waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC out 20 nm-
324 AM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW early this afternoon, then
becoming SW late. Seas 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft this
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.THU...W winds 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft. A
slight chance of showers and tstms.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A slight chance of
showers.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A slight chance of
showers.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

Mariners are reminded that winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ352-192230-
Waters from Edisto Beach SC to Savannah GA out 20 nm-
324 AM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 5 kt, becoming S late. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.THU...W winds 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft. A
slight chance of showers and tstms in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A slight chance of
showers.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

Mariners are reminded that winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ354-192230-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 20 nm...including
Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary-
324 AM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW early this afternoon, then
becoming S late. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of
showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

Mariners are reminded that winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ374-192230-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA extending from 20 to
60 nm-
324 AM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW late. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft, subsiding to 3 to
4 ft after midnight.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of
showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. A slight chance
of showers.

Mariners are reminded that winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$


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