Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
317 PM EST WED FEB 10 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

AMZ300-111130-
317 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD EAST FROM THE LOWER GULF COAST REGION THROUGH
TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE ON THURSDAY WILL GIVE WAY TO A WEAK AREA OF LOW
PRESSURE AND ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT THURSDAY NIGHT. BEHIND THIS SYSTEM AN
ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THE REGION ON SATURDAY. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL THEN REMAIN IN CONTROL UNTIL EARLY NEXT WEEK WHEN
THE NEXT FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE REGION.

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AMZ330-111130-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
317 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT EARLY.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...50 DEGREES.


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AMZ350-111130-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
317 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT...HIGHEST E.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT... BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.


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AMZ352-111130-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
317 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT LATE...HIGHEST E.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT...THEN AROUND 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT 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.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.


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AMZ354-111130-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
317 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT LATE...HIGHEST E.
.THU...W WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT...THEN AROUND 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.


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AMZ374-111130-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
317 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW
15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT LATE...HIGHEST E.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.


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