Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
322 PM EST TUE JAN 17 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

AMZ300-181130-
322 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OFFSHORE TONIGHT. A FRONT WILL THEN
WAVER ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK, KEEPING CONDITIONS
UNSETTLED.

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AMZ330-181130-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
322 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF
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...55 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-181130-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
322 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT. PATCHY FOG EARLY THIS EVENING. AREAS OF FOG LATE THIS EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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

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AMZ352-181130-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
322 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY
FOG EARLY THIS EVENING. AREAS OF FOG LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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

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AMZ354-181130-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
322 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT LATE THIS EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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

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AMZ374-181130-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
322 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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

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