Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1000 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

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

AMZ300-040500-
1000 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE OFF THE GEORGIA COAST
TODAY...AND A WEAK TROUGH WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST
THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION FROM
NORTH TO SOUTH SATURDAY...AND HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE
AREA FROM THE NORTH. THE FRONT WILL BECOME STATIONARY SOUTH OF THE
REGION...AND LOW PRESSURE COULD DEVELOP OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST.

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AMZ330-040500-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1000 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF 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...84 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-040500-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1000 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.REST OF TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT...BECOME S 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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

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AMZ352-040500-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1000 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.REST OF TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT...BECOME S 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AROUND 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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

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AMZ354-040500-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1000 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 1
FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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

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AMZ374-040500-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1000 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N THIS AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY LATE THIS MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AROUND 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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

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