Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1007 PM EDT WED SEP 17 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

AMZ300-181715-
1007 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO SHIFT SOUTH THROUGH THE LOCAL WATERS
OVERNIGHT. AN INLAND WEDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN PREVAIL IN
WAKE OF THE FRONT INTO THE WEEKEND. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE WEST EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ330-181715-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1007 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT UNTIL EARLY MORNING...BECOMING VARIABLE
WINDS 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT 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...84 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-181715-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1007 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT...MAINLY IN E SWELL. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN
THE EVENING.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

AMZ352-181715-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1007 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY IN E SWELL.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 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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AMZ354-181715-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1007 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE AROUND 5 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY IN E SWELL. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS
IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...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.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 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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AMZ374-181715-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1007 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

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