Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1248 AM EST SAT FEB 25 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

AMZ300-252100-
1248 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
OFFSHORE LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE NORTHEAST OVERNIGHT. A COLD FRONT
WILL CROSS THE REGION SATURDAY...FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE SUNDAY.
THE HIGH WILL SHIFT OFFSHORE EARLY NEXT WEEK. ANOTHER COLD FRONT
COULD MOVE THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY...FOLLOWED BY HIGH
PRESSURE FOR THE END OF NEXT WEEK.

$$

AMZ330-252100-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1248 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AROUND 5 KT
LATE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY
FOG EARLY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...62 DEGREES.

$$

AMZ350-252100-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1248 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO
5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

AMZ352-252100-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1248 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ354-252100-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1248 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

$$

AMZ374-252100-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1248 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW 5 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

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