Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Charleston SC
1202 AM EST Wed Feb 26 2020

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

AMZ300-261715-
1202 AM EST Wed Feb 26 2020

.Synopsis for the coastal waters of south coastal South Carolina
and north coastal Georgia...
A cold front will push offshore tonight. High pressure returns
Thursday and Friday, with a weak cold front expected Saturday.
High pressure will again prevail early next week.

$$

AMZ330-261715-
Charleston Harbor-
1202 AM EST Wed Feb 26 2020

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. A chance of showers. Areas of
fog.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts
to 20 kt in the afternoon. Patchy fog in the morning. A chance of
showers in the morning, then showers likely in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft. Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt.
.SAT...W winds 15 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt.

Unless otherwise noted, waves 1 foot or less.

Charleston Harbor water temperature 55 degrees.

$$

AMZ350-261715-
Waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC out 20 NM-
1202 AM EST Wed Feb 26 2020

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance
of showers. Patchy fog.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts
to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers in
the morning, then showers likely in the afternoon. Patchy fog.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W after midnight.
Seas 4 to 6 ft. Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW with gusts to 20 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft, building to 4 to 5 ft after midnight.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

AMZ352-261715-
Waters from Edisto Beach SC to Savannah GA out 20 NM-
1202 AM EST Wed Feb 26 2020

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to
10 kt late. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers. Areas of fog.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers in the morning,
then showers likely in the afternoon. Patchy fog.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W with gusts to 20 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft after midnight.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

AMZ354-261715-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 20 NM, including
Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary-
1202 AM EST Wed Feb 26 2020

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance
of showers. Patchy fog.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers in the morning,
then showers likely in the afternoon. Patchy fog.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft. Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft,
subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft in the evening, then
seas 1 foot.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

AMZ374-261715-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA from 20 to 60 NM-
1202 AM EST Wed Feb 26 2020

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Showers
likely.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft after midnight. Showers likely,
mainly in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming W in
the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft after midnight.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$


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