Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
416 AM EDT THU AUG 21 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

AMZ300-212330-
416 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
THE REGION WILL REMAIN BETWEEN ATLANTIC HIGH PRESSURE AND AN
INLAND TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE THROUGH FRIDAY. A BACKDOOR COLD
FRONT WILL ADVANCE THROUGH THE AREA THIS WEEKEND. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL THEN BUILD FROM THE NORTH THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ330-212330-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
416 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
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...85 DEGREES.


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AMZ350-212330-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
416 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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


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AMZ352-212330-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
416 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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


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AMZ354-212330-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
416 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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


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AMZ374-212330-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
416 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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


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