Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
913 PM EST SAT JAN 24 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

AMZ300-251715-
913 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD FROM THE WEST THROUGH SUNDAY. LOW PRESSURE
WILL PASS NORTH OF THE REGION SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY. THIS WILL
ALLOW A COLD FRONT TO SWING THROUGH THE AREA LATE SUNDAY NIGHT AND
EARLY MONDAY...WITH ANOTHER REINFORCING COLD FRONT ON TUESDAY. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL THEN PREVAIL THROUGH THURSDAY.

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AMZ330-251715-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
913 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...53 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-251715-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
913 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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AMZ352-251715-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
913 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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AMZ354-251715-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
913 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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AMZ374-251715-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
913 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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