Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
320 PM EDT THU SEP 3 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

AMZ300-041030-
320 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE OFF THE GEORGIA COAST
TONIGHT...AND A WEAK TROUGH WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST
THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION FROM NORTH
TO SOUTH SATURDAY...AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE AREA BEHIND THE
FRONT INTO NEXT WEEK. THE FRONT WILL BECOME STATIONARY SOUTH OF THE
REGION...AND LOW PRESSURE COULD DEVELOP OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST
EARLY NEXT WEEK. THE REGION WILL THEN REMAIN SITUATED BETWEEN AN
INLAND TROUGH AND ATLANTIC HIGH PRESSURE DURING THE MIDDLE OF NEXT
WEEK.

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AMZ330-041030-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
320 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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...84 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-041030-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
320 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ352-041030-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
320 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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

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AMZ354-041030-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
320 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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

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AMZ374-041030-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
320 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN
THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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

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