Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
642 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

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

AMZ300-030145-
642 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
SEVERAL AREAS OF LOW PRESSURE WILL GRADUALLY PUSH A COLD FRONT
TOWARD THE REGION TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY...PRODUCING UNSETTLED
CONDITIONS. THE COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE REGION TUESDAY
NIGHT...FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER COLD FRONT ON THURSDAY. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL THEN EXPAND INTO THE REGION OVER THE WEEKEND.

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AMZ330-030145-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
642 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE IN THE AFTERNOON WITH
VSBYS LESS THAN 1 NM AT TIMES.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY
IN THE EVENING.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 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...73 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-030145-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
642 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE IN
THE AFTERNOON WITH VSBYS LESS THAN 1 NM AT TIMES.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. TSTMS LIKELY.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

$$

AMZ352-030145-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
642 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE IN
THE AFTERNOON WITH VSBYS LESS THAN 1 NM AT TIMES.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

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AMZ354-030145-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
642 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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

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AMZ374-030145-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
642 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW 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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