Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1241 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

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

AMZ300-051945-
1241 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA LATE TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY
MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN EXPAND INTO THE REGION FROM THE
WEST LATE WEEK AND PREVAIL THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ330-051945-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1241 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT.

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...75 DEGREES.


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AMZ350-051945-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1241 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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


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AMZ352-051945-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1241 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.


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AMZ354-051945-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1241 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.


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AMZ374-051945-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1241 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.


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