Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
654 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

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

AMZ300-251400-
654 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN EAST OF THE AREA THROUGH FRIDAY AS A WEAK
COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE WEST. THE FRONT WILL DROP THROUGH THE
AREA FRIDAY NIGHT WITH HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN THROUGH EARLY
NEXT WEEK. A STRONGER COLD FRONT WILL AFFECT THE REGION TOWARD THE
MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ330-251400-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
654 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT LATE THIS
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT THIS EVENING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 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...66 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-251400-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
654 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 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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AMZ352-251400-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
654 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT IN THE EVENING... THEN SEAS
1 FOOT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT...THEN AROUND 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE 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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AMZ354-251400-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
654 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT...THEN AROUND 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE 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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AMZ374-251400-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
654 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 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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