Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Charleston SC
311 AM EDT Tue Aug 16 2022

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

AMZ300-162015-
311 AM EDT Tue Aug 16 2022

.Synopsis for the coastal waters of south coastal South Carolina
and north coastal Georgia...
A cold front will linger in the vicinity through the weekend.

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AMZ330-162015-
Charleston Harbor-
311 AM EDT Tue Aug 16 2022

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt early, becoming W 5 to 10 kt, then
E late. A slight chance of showers and tstms this morning. A
chance of showers and tstms early this afternoon, then showers and
tstms likely late.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers and tstms in
the evening.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. A slight chance of showers and tstms
in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. A chance of showers and tstms.
.THU...E winds 5 kt. A chance of showers and tstms in the
morning, then showers and tstms likely in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Showers and tstms likely.
.FRI...E winds 5 kt. Showers and tstms likely.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Showers and tstms likely.
.SAT...SW winds 5 kt. Showers and tstms likely.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. A chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

Unless otherwise noted, waves 1 foot or less.

Charleston Harbor water temperature 83 degrees.

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AMZ350-162015-
Waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC out 20 NM-
311 AM EDT Tue Aug 16 2022

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming E
late. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms until
late afternoon, then a chance of showers and tstms late.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms, mainly
in the evening.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the evening, then a chance of showers and
tstms after midnight.
.THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms in the morning, then showers and tstms likely in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.FRI...E winds 5 kt. Seas 2 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ352-162015-
Waters from Edisto Beach SC to Savannah GA out 20 NM-
311 AM EDT Tue Aug 16 2022

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

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ354-162015-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 20 NM, including
Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary-
311 AM EDT Tue Aug 16 2022

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late
this morning and early afternoon, then becoming S late. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms early this morning. A
slight chance of showers and tstms early this afternoon, then a
chance of showers and tstms late.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas
2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the morning, then showers
and tstms likely in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas
2 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.FRI...SW winds 5 kt. Seas 2 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SAT...SW winds 5 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ374-162015-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA from 20 to 60 NM-
311 AM EDT Tue Aug 16 2022

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt with
gusts to 20 kt late this morning. Seas 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to
2 to 3 ft this afternoon. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming W
5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms, mainly in the evening.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
A chance of showers and tstms.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms in the morning, then showers and tstms likely in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.FRI...SW winds 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT...SW winds 5 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$


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