Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
118 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

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

AMZ300-172130-
118 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH TONIGHT. A FRONT
WILL STALL ACROSS THE AREA ON WEDNESDAY...THEN LIFT NORTH AS A WARM
FRONT THURSDAY NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL AFFECT THE AREA ON
SUNDAY.

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AMZ330-172130-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
118 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S LATE. AREAS OF
DENSE FOG.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...55 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-172130-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
118 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AROUND 5 KT LATE. SEAS
2 FT. AREAS OF DENSE FOG.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE
MORNING. PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ352-172130-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
118 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 2 FT. AREAS
OF DENSE FOG. VSBY 1/4 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE
MORNING. PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN
SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ354-172130-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
118 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. AREAS OF DENSE FOG.
VSBY 1/4 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN
SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

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AMZ374-172130-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
118 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. AREAS OF DENSE FOG. VSBY 1/4 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT... BUILDING TO 3 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

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