Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1226 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 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

AMZ300-020730-
1226 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
LOW PRESSURE WILL PASS FAR TO THE NORTH THROUGH MONDAY. ANOTHER
AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP JUST NORTH OF THE AREA
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE REGION BY
THE END OF THE WEEK.

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AMZ330-020730-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1226 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
EVENING.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.

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...73 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-020730-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1226 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

$$

AMZ352-020730-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1226 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

$$

AMZ354-020730-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1226 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

$$

AMZ374-020730-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1226 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

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