Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
339 AM EST MON FEB 8 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

AMZ300-082345-
339 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A SERIES OF REINFORCING COLD FRONTS WILL CROSS THE REGION THROUGH
MID WEEK. HIGH PRESSURE THURSDAY WILL GIVE WAY TO AN ARCTIC COLD
FRONT LATE IN THE WEEK...WHICH COULD BRING SOME OF OUR COLDEST
WEATHER OF THE SEASON INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

AMZ330-082345-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
339 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT THIS MORNING...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20
KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2
FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...53 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-082345-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
339 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT THIS MORNING...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25
KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY
IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ352-082345-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
339 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT THIS MORNING...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25
KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
LATE.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY
IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ354-082345-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
339 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 KT THIS MORNING...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY
IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ374-082345-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
339 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

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

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT THIS MORNING...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25
KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO
8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6
TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO
9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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