Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
132 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 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

AMZ300-312045-
132 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA THROUGH FRIDAY. A STRONG COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS LATE FRIDAY NIGHT AND EARLY
SATURDAY... FOLLOWED BY STRONGER HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING FROM THE
WEST OVER THE WEEKEND. THE HIGH WILL SIT OVER THE SOUTHEAST COAST
EARLY NEXT WEEK...THEN SHIFT OFFSHORE DURING THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK
AS ANOTHER COLD FRONT APPROACHES.

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AMZ330-312045-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
132 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N LATE.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
WITH GUST NEAR 30 LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...DECREASING
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS
TO 25 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...72 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-312045-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
132 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT WITH
GUSTS 30 TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS AROUND 40 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS AROUND 35
KT...DECREASING AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ352-312045-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
132 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT WITH
GUSTS 30 TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS AROUND 40 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS NEAR 40 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING TO
15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ354-312045-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
132 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH
GUSTS 30 TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT... BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS AROUND 40 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS NEAR 40 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 25 TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4
FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ374-312045-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
132 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO 3 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO
35 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...
BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT...DECREASING
TO 25 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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