Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 FZUS52 KCHS 010816 CWFCHS COASTAL WATERS FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 416 AM EDT WED APR 1 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 AMZ300-012330- 416 AM EDT WED APR 1 2015 .SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA... A COLD FRONT WILL DROP SOUTH THROUGH THE REGION TODAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS TO THE NORTH INTO TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL SHIFT OFF THE EASTERN SEABOARD THURSDAY. A ROBUST COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION SATURDAY... FOLLOWED BY COOLER HIGH PRESSURE THROUGH SUNDAY. THE HIGH WILL SHIFT INTO THE ATLANTIC AND WILL PUSH WARMER AND MORE HUMID AIR INTO THE REGION THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF NEXT WEEK. $$ AMZ330-012330- CHARLESTON HARBOR- 416 AM EDT WED APR 1 2015 .TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N LATE THIS MORNING...THEN BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...BECOMING E LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS MORNING. .TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. .THU...SE WINDS 10 KT. .THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. .FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. AREAS OF FOG IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. .SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT. .SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND WAVES CAN BE HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED...WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...61 DEGREES. $$ AMZ350-012330- WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM- 416 AM EDT WED APR 1 2015 .TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N LATE THIS MORNING...THEN BECOMING NE 20 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING. .TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. .THU...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. .THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. .FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. AREAS OF FOG. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. .SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. .SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. .SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ352-012330- WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM- 416 AM EDT WED APR 1 2015 .TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NE 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. .THU...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. .THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. .FRI...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. AREAS OF FOG. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG. .SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. .SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. .SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. .SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ354-012330- WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY- 416 AM EDT WED APR 1 2015 .TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NE 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY THIS MORNING. .TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING. .THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. .THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. .FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. AREAS OF FOG. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. AREAS OF FOG. .SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. .SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. .SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. .SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ374-012330- WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO 60 NM- 416 AM EDT WED APR 1 2015 .TODAY...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY THIS MORNING. .TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. .THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. .THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. .FRI...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. .FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. .SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$

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