Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1108 AM EDT WED APR 16 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

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1108 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD NORTH OF THE WATERS THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT.
 AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE MAY AFFECT THE REGION FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
AS IT PASSES BY TO THE EAST OVER THE ATLANTIC. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
THEN RETURN TO THE AREA EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1108 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT...HIGHEST NEAR THE HARBOR ENTRANCE.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...66 DEGREES.

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WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1108 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1108 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY
IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1108 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

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WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1108 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO
9 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...
BUILDING TO 7 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS. RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

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