Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Charleston SC
947 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

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

AMZ300-250230-
947 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.Synopsis for the coastal waters of south coastal South Carolina
and north coastal Georgia...
Unseasonably warm high pressure will prevail into tonight. A cold
front will approach the region late Sunday, then move through
Monday night. High pressure is then expected until a warm front
moves through Wednesday or Wednesday night, followed by another
cold front late next week.

$$

AMZ330-250230-
Charleston Harbor-
947 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.REST OF TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 kt late.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Patchy fog.
.SUN...SW winds 10 kt. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. A slight chance of tstms. A chance of
showers in the morning, then showers likely in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 kt, becoming NE after midnight. A chance
of showers in the evening.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt.
.WED...E winds 5 kt. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers.

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

Unless otherwise noted, waves 1 foot or less.

Charleston Harbor water temperature 62 degrees.

$$

AMZ350-250230-
Waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC out 20 NM-
947 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.REST OF TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 kt late.
Seas 3 to 4 ft, mainly E to SE swell.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Patchy fog.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.
.MON...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. A slight chance of tstms. A
chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely in the
afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 15 to 20 kt with
gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.

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

$$

AMZ352-250230-
Waters from Edisto Beach SC to Savannah GA out 20 NM-
947 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.REST OF TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft, mainly E to SE
swell. Patchy fog.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Patchy fog.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Patchy fog in the
morning. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers, mainly in the evening.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers with a
slight chance of tstms.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt with
gusts to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance
of showers.

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

$$

AMZ354-250230-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 20 NM, including
Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary-
947 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.REST OF TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft, mainly E to SE
swell. Patchy fog.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Patchy fog.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Patchy fog in the
morning. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers, mainly in the evening.
.MON...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers with a
slight chance of tstms.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt with
gusts to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers.

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

$$

AMZ374-250230-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA extending from 20 to
60 NM-
947 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.REST OF TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 ft, mainly E to SE
swell. A slight chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A slight chance of
showers in the morning, then a chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 5 ft,
subsiding to 4 ft after midnight. A chance of showers, mainly in
the evening.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. A slight chance of tstms.
A slight chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A slight chance
of showers.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A slight chance
of showers.

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

$$



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