Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1053 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

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

AMZ300-021800-
1053 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A STATIONARY FRONT WILL DISSIPATE OVER THE AREA THROUGH SUNDAY AS
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN EARLY NEXT WEEK. AN INLAND LOW PRESSURE
TROUGH WILL THEN DEVELOP BY LATE NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ330-021800-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1053 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE. PATCHY FOG LATE.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT THROUGH WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND 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...86 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-021800-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1053 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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AMZ352-021800-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1053 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT. SEAS 2
TO 3 FT... BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LATE.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT THROUGH WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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AMZ354-021800-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1053 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3
TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... BUILDING TO
3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN
THE EVENING.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO
2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ374-021800-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1053 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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