Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1025 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 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

AMZ300-220530-
1025 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRIEFLY BUILD OVER THE AREA THROUGH TONIGHT. A
COLD FRONT WILL THEN ADVANCE THROUGH THE REGION MONDAY AND WILL
STALL SOUTH OF THE AREA THROUGH NEXT WEEKEND. A BROAD AREA OF HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NORTH TUESDAY AND WILL PREVAIL
INTO NEXT WEEKEND...WHILE A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS AND
STRENGTHENS OFF THE COAST.

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AMZ330-220530-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1025 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 KT LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND 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...80 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-220530-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1025 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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AMZ352-220530-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1025 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ354-220530-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1025 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 FOOT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ374-220530-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1025 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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