Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1022 AM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

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

AMZ300-230530-
1022 AM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A COLD FRONT WILL ADVANCE THROUGH THE WATERS LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT
BEFORE STALLING SOUTH OF THE AREA. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM
THE NORTH THROUGH NEXT WEEKEND WHILE A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE
STRENGTHENS NEAR THE COAST.

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AMZ330-230530-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1022 AM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E LATE. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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...80 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-230530-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1022 AM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 2 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. SCATTERED TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ352-230530-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1022 AM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT... BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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

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AMZ354-230530-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1022 AM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT... BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. SCATTERED TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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

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AMZ374-230530-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1022 AM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO
25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. SCATTERED TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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

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