Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
112 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 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

AMZ300-250815-
112 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL GRADUALLY MOVE OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST BY LATE
TODAY. THE REGION WILL THEN REMAIN UNDER THE WESTERN PERIPHERY OF
ATLANTIC HIGH PRESSURE THROUGH FRIDAY. A WAVE OF LOW PRESSURE MAY
DEVELOP OFFSHORE OVER THE WEEKEND...BEFORE DISSIPATING OR MOVING
AWAY EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

AMZ330-250815-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
112 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S LATE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 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...75 DEGREES.

$$

AMZ350-250815-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
112 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ352-250815-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
112 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ354-250815-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
112 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S...THEN BECOMING SW 5 TO 10
KT LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ374-250815-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
112 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S...THEN BECOMING SW
10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 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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