Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Charleston SC
316 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

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

AMZ300-230830-
316 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

.Synopsis for the coastal waters of south coastal South Carolina
and north coastal Georgia...
High pressure will prevail today as a weak coastal trough moves
inland. A cold front will move through the region Tuesday
morning, followed by high pressure through the end of the week.
Another cold front will likely impact the area early next week.

$$

AMZ330-230830-
Charleston Harbor-
316 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 kt, becoming S 15 kt. A slight chance of
showers early, then showers likely with a slight chance of tstms
after midnight.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts
to 25 kt. Waves building to 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely, mainly in
the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt.
.WED...NW winds 5 kt.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt.
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. A slight chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers.

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

Unless otherwise noted, waves 1 foot or less.

Charleston Harbor water temperature 47 degrees.

$$

AMZ350-230830-
Waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC out 20 NM-
316 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt late.
Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft after midnight. Showers
likely with a slight chance of tstms after midnight. Patchy fog
after midnight.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Patchy fog in the morning. Showers likely with a slight chance of
tstms in the morning, then a slight chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N with gusts to 20 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming NE 5 to
10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of
showers.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of
showers.

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

$$

AMZ352-230830-
Waters from Edisto Beach SC to Savannah GA out 20 NM-
316 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt late.
Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Showers likely
with a slight chance of tstms after midnight.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft in the
afternoon. Showers likely with a slight chance of tstms in the
morning, then a slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to
2 to 3 ft after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N with gusts to 20 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming NE 5 to
10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of
showers.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of
showers.

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

$$

AMZ354-230830-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 20 NM, including
Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary-
316 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt late.
Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft after midnight. Patchy fog.
Showers likely with a slight chance of tstms after midnight.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Showers likely with a slight chance of tstms in the morning, then
a slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N with gusts to 20 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of
showers.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.

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

$$

AMZ374-230830-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA extending from 20 to
60 NM-
316 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt late.
Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 5 ft after midnight. Showers
likely with a slight chance of tstms after midnight.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft,
subsiding to 4 to 5 ft in the afternoon. Showers likely with a
slight chance of tstms in the morning, then a slight chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt with
gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 3 ft, building to 4 to 5 ft
after midnight.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft,
subsiding to 3 to 4 ft in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A slight chance of
showers.
.SAT...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of
showers.

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

$$



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