Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
340 PM 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

AMZ300-261145-
340 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
COOL HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE REGION THROUGH SUNDAY. THE
HIGH WILL THEN SHIFT OFFSHORE EARLY NEXT WEEK AS A WARM AND MOIST
AIR MASS BUILDS FROM THE ATLANTIC AND GULF OF MEXICO. ANOTHER COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY, FOLLOWED BY
HIGH PRESSURE FOR THE END OF NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ330-261145-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
340 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TONIGHT...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...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A 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 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...62 DEGREES.


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AMZ350-261145-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
340 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 AM EST
SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW
LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. 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 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.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 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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


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AMZ352-261145-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
340 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 AM
EST SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...W 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25
KT LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. 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 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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


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AMZ354-261145-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
340 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 AM
EST SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 25 KT LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. 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 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.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 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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


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AMZ374-261145-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
340 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30
KT LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO
7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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


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