Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
954 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 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

AMZ300-291700-
954 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A WEAK FRONT WILL STALL OVER OR NEAR THE AREA WEDNESDAY, THEN MOVE
NORTH AS A WARM FRONT THURSDAY NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH
FRIDAY NIGHT FOLLOWED BY DRY HIGH PRESSURE INTO SUNDAY. UNSETTLED
WEATHER COULD RETURN AS SOON AS NEXT MONDAY.

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AMZ330-291700-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
954 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE 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...64 DEGREES.


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AMZ350-291700-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
954 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING
TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE 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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AMZ352-291700-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
954 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS... MAINLY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 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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AMZ354-291700-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
954 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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


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AMZ374-291700-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
954 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 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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