Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Charleston SC
1240 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 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

AMZ300-201945-
1240 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.Synopsis for the coastal waters of south coastal South Carolina
and north coastal Georgia...
A weak stationary front will gradually dissipate north of the region
through early next week. A stronger cold front is expected to arrive
in the middle to latter part of next week, likely followed by a
slightly cooler and drier airmass.

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AMZ330-201945-
Charleston Harbor-
1240 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt.
.SUN...SW winds 5 kt, becoming SE 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. A
slight chance of showers and tstms in the morning, then a chance of
showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. A slight chance of showers and
tstms in the evening, then a chance of showers and tstms after
midnight.
.MON...SE winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. A
slight chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE...W winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. A slight
chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. A slight chance of showers and
tstms.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers and tstms.
.THU...SW winds 5 kt. A chance of showers and tstms.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. A chance of showers and tstms.

Mariners are reminded that winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

Unless otherwise noted, waves 1 foot or less.

Charleston Harbor water temperature 87 degrees.

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AMZ350-201945-
Waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC out 20 nm-
1240 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight
chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the evening, then a chance of showers and tstms
after midnight.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms, mainly in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the evening, then a chance of showers and tstms
after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the evening, then a chance of showers and tstms
after midnight.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Mariners are reminded that winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ352-201945-
Waters from Edisto Beach SC to Savannah GA out 20 nm-
1240 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the evening, then a chance of showers and tstms
after midnight.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Mariners are reminded that winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ354-201945-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 20 nm...including
Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary-
1240 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the evening, then a chance of showers and tstms
after midnight.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.TUE...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of showers
and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Mariners are reminded that winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ374-201945-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA extending from 20 to
60 nm-
1240 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. A slight chance
of showers and tstms.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
A slight chance of showers and tstms in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the evening, then a chance of showers and tstms
after midnight.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Showers and tstms likely,
mainly in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms, mainly in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Mariners are reminded that winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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