Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1043 PM EST THU MAR 5 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

AMZ300-061845-
1043 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL ADVANCE THROUGH THE REGION OVERNIGHT...THEN
COLD HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA THROUGH SUNDAY. NEXT
WEEK...AN UNSETTLED PATTERN WILL DEVELOP BETWEEN A STATIONARY
FRONT SOUTH AND EAST OF THE REGION AND HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED TO
THE NORTH.

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AMZ330-061845-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1043 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT. PERIODS OF DRIZZLE AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO
15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. AREAS OF DRIZZLE WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS
5 KT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...52 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-061845-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1043 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN...THEN PERIODS OF DRIZZLE
AND A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20
TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ352-061845-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1043 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...THEN
BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY
DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1/2 NM OR LESS EARLY. PERIODS OF RAIN...THEN
PERIODS OF DRIZZLE AND A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ354-061845-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1043 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING
TO 4 TO 6 FT LATE. PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1/2 NM OR LESS
EARLY. PERIODS OF DRIZZLE AND A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ374-061845-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1043 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT...
THEN BECOMING NE 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5
FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT. RAIN LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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