Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Charleston SC
728 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 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

AMZ300-201430-
728 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.Synopsis for the coastal waters of south coastal South Carolina
and north coastal Georgia...
High pressure will extend across the region into early next week as
Hurricane Jose moves north toward the southern New England coast
later this week. Hurricane Maria will move near the Bahamas this
weekend before likely turning north just off the Southeast U.S.
coast.

$$

AMZ330-201430-
Charleston Harbor-
728 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt.
.THU...W winds 5 kt, becoming S around 5 kt in the afternoon. A
chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. A chance of showers and tstms in the
evening.
.FRI...N winds around 5 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. A chance of showers and tstms in the
evening, then a slight chance of showers after midnight.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. A slight chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt.

Mariners are reminded that winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

Unless otherwise noted, waves 1 foot or less.

Charleston Harbor water temperature 80 degrees.

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AMZ350-201430-
Waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC out 20 nm-
728 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 3 to
4 ft, building to 4 to 5 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms in the evening, then a slight chance of showers after
midnight.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A slight chance of
showers.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. A slight chance of
showers.

Mariners are reminded that winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ352-201430-
Waters from Edisto Beach SC to Savannah GA out 20 nm-
728 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft
after midnight. A slight chance of tstms in the evening. A slight
chance of showers.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. A slight chance of
showers.

Mariners are reminded that winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ354-201430-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 20 nm...including
Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary-
728 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft in
the afternoon. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A slight chance
of tstms. A slight chance of showers in the evening, then a chance
of showers after midnight.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A slight chance of
showers.

Mariners are reminded that winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ374-201430-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA extending from 20 to
60 nm-
728 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft, subsiding to 3 to
4 ft after midnight.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft in
the afternoon. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft, building to 6 to
8 ft after midnight. A chance of showers with a slight chance of
tstms.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. A slight chance
of showers.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft. A slight chance of
showers.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. A slight chance
of showers.

Mariners are reminded that winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$


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