Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Charleston SC
938 PM EST Tue Nov 21 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

AMZ300-221415-
938 PM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

.Synopsis for the coastal waters of south coastal South Carolina
and north coastal Georgia...
Low pressure will pass off the Southeast coast today and tonight.
High pressure will build in from the west Wednesday before
another low pressure system moves up the coast Wednesday night
and Thursday. A cold front will shift through the area Saturday
night, followed by dry high pressure through the middle of next
week.

$$

AMZ330-221415-
Charleston Harbor-
938 PM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Variable winds 5 kt, becoming NW late. Showers
likely this evening. Areas of fog.
.WED...N winds 5 kt.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. A slight chance of showers in
the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.
.THU...NE winds 10 kt. Showers likely.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. A slight chance of showers.
.FRI...NE winds 10 kt. A slight chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt.

Unless otherwise noted, waves 1 foot or less.

Charleston Harbor water temperature 61 degrees.

$$

AMZ350-221415-
Waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC out 20 nm-
938 PM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Variable winds 5 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely with a slight chance of tstms this
evening. Patchy fog.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 5 ft
in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft. A slight chance of showers in the evening, then a chance of
showers after midnight.
.THU...NE winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Showers likely.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to
4 to 5 ft after midnight. A chance of showers, mainly in the
evening.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft, subsiding to 3 to
4 ft in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Mariners are reminded that winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ352-221415-
Waters from Edisto Beach SC to Savannah GA out 20 nm-
938 PM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Variable winds 5 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely this evening. Areas of fog near the
coast. Fog locally dense at times with vsbys 1 nm or less.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.
.THU...NE winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Showers likely.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of
showers, mainly in the evening.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft, subsiding to 3 to
4 ft in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

AMZ354-221415-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 20 nm, including
Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary-
938 PM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Variable winds 5 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Showers likely this evening. Areas of fog near the
coast. Fog locally dense at times with vsbys 1 nm or less.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.
.THU...NE winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft,
building to 4 to 5 ft in the afternoon. Showers likely.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers,
mainly in the evening.
.FRI...NE winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A
chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

AMZ374-221415-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA extending from 20 to
60 nm-
938 PM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Variable winds 5 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 5 ft. Showers likely with a slight chance of tstms this
evening.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 ft. A chance of showers
in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft, building to 5 to
7 ft in the afternoon. Showers likely.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft, subsiding to
5 to 7 ft after midnight. A chance of showers.
.FRI...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft, subsiding to 5 to
6 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to
4 to 5 ft after midnight. A slight chance of showers.
.SAT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Mariners are reminded that winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$



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