Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
331 AM EDT THU APR 17 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

AMZ300-172245-
331 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED WELL NORTH OF THE WATERS WILL PERSIST THROUGH
TONIGHT. AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP OVER THE NORTHEAST GULF
OF MEXICO ON FRIDAY. THIS LOW WILL THEN SLOWLY CROSS FLORIDA AND
EVENTUALLY MOVE OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST BY THE LATTER PART OF THE
WEEKEND. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD BACK IN EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ350-172245-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
331 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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


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AMZ352-172245-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
331 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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


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AMZ330-172245-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
331 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT.

UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED...WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...65 DEGREES.


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AMZ354-172245-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
331 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
RAIN...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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


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AMZ374-172245-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
331 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 30 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. RAIN WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...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. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN
THE EVENING.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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


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