Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
620 PM EST WED DEC 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

AMZ300-081430-
620 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION THROUGH MID WEEK. A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP THROUGH THE AREA THURSDAY NIGHT...FOLLOWED BY
COOLER HIGH PRESSURE FILLING IN OVER THE WEEKEND. ANOTHER COLD FRONT
SHOULD PUSH THROUGH THE AREA EARLY NEXT WEEK BEFORE HIGH PRESSURE
RETURNS MID WEEK.

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AMZ330-081430-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
620 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...61 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-081430-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
620 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ352-081430-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
620 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ354-081430-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
620 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ374-081430-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
620 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING W 10 KT. SEAS 2
FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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