Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 FZUS52 KCHS 070838 CWFCHS COASTAL WATERS FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 338 AM EST SUN FEB 7 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 AMZ300-072345- 338 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016 .SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA... TREACHEROUS MARINE CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL AS STRONG LOW PRESSURE TRACKS NORTH AND NE AND INTENSIFIES OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST TODAY...THEN MOVES AWAY FROM THE REGION TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA MONDAY. A DEEP TROUGH WILL REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FOR LATE IN THE WEEK. $$ AMZ330-072345- CHARLESTON HARBOR- 338 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING... ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT THIS MORNING...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN THIS MORNING...TAPERING OFF IN THE AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. .MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. .TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. .THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED...WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...54 DEGREES. $$ AMZ350-072345- WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM- 338 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING... ...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING... .TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 50 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT. RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT... SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. .MON...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. .MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. .TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. .WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. .WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. .THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. $$ AMZ352-072345- WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM- 338 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... .TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. GUSTS TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. .MON...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. .MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. .TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. $$ AMZ354-072345- WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY- 338 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... .TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW THIS AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. .MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. .MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. .TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. .WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. .THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. .THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. $$ AMZ374-072345- WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO 60 NM- 338 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... .TODAY...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW THIS AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. RAIN THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN LATE. .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT... SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. .MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. .MON NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING. .TUE...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. .WED...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. .WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. .THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. $$

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