Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
106 PM EDT THU MAY 5 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

AMZ300-060815-
106 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXPAND INTO THE AREA LATE FRIDAY THEN SHIFT SOUTH
OF THE REGION OVER THE WEEKEND. ATLANTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN
PREVAIL THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ330-060815-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
106 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT EARLY...DECREASING
TO 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...SW 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...74 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-060815-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
106 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT EARLY. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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AMZ352-060815-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
106 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT EARLY. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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AMZ354-060815-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
106 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT EARLY. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

AMZ374-060815-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
106 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT THROUGH
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

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