Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
336 PM EDT WED MAR 29 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

AMZ300-301045-
336 PM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A WEAK FRONT WILL HOVER JUST SOUTH OF THE AREA TONIGHT, THEN MOVE
NORTH AS A WARM FRONT THURSDAY NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH
FRIDAY NIGHT FOLLOWED BY DRY HIGH PRESSURE INTO SUNDAY. UNSETTLED
WEATHER SHOULD RETURN AGAIN NEXT MONDAY, POSSIBLY LASTING INTO
TUESDAY.

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AMZ330-301045-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
336 PM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 KT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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...65 DEGREES.


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AMZ350-301045-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
336 PM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS ...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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


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AMZ352-301045-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
336 PM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING W
10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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


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AMZ354-301045-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
336 PM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS ... MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN SEAS
1 FOOT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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


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AMZ374-301045-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
336 PM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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


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