Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1007 AM EST SAT DEC 20 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

AMZ300-210615-
1007 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
UNSETTLED WEATHER IS EXPECTED THROUGH TUESDAY AS SEVERAL DISTURBANCES
MOVE OVER THE REGION WHILE HIGH PRESSURE PERSISTS NORTH OF THE
WATERS. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH TUESDAY NIGHT...THEN
SHIFT THROUGH THE AREA ON WEDNESDAY. DRY HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN
SETTLE OVER THE SOUTHEAST THROUGH LATE WEEK.

$$

AMZ330-210615-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1007 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. RAIN.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.

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...56 DEGREES.

$$

AMZ350-210615-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1007 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE
OF RAIN...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

$$

AMZ352-210615-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1007 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

$$

AMZ354-210615-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1007 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

$$

AMZ374-210615-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1007 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO
4 FT THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
6 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT EARLY.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

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

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