Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Charleston SC
640 PM EDT Fri May 25 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

AMZ300-261015-
640 PM EDT Fri May 25 2018

.Synopsis for the coastal waters of south coastal South Carolina
and north coastal Georgia...
High pressure over the Atlantic will extend westward into the
forecast area on Saturday. Subtropical storm Alberto will slowly
move northward across the Gulf of Mexico through the weekend.
Alberto could move onshore along the Gulf Coast early next week
and linger across the south through the middle of the week.

$$

AMZ330-261015-
Charleston Harbor-
640 PM EDT Fri May 25 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. A slight chance of showers late.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 kt, diminishing to 5 kt after midnight. A
slight chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms in
the morning, then showers likely with a chance of tstms in the
afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Showers with a chance of tstms.
.MON...S winds 10 kt. Showers with a chance of tstms.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt, diminishing to 5 kt after midnight.
Showers with a chance of tstms in the evening, then showers
likely with a slight chance of tstms after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers and tstms.
.WED...S winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers and tstms.

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

Unless otherwise noted, waves 1 foot or less.

Charleston Harbor water temperature 79 degrees.

$$

AMZ350-261015-
Waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC out 20 NM-
640 PM EDT Fri May 25 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers late this evening and overnight.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. A slight chance of showers
and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance
of showers and tstms after midnight.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 4 to
5 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers with a slight chance
of tstms in the morning, then showers likely with a chance of
tstms in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Showers with a chance of tstms.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 4 to
5 ft in the afternoon. Showers with a chance of tstms.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Showers with a
chance of tstms in the evening, then showers likely with a slight
chance of tstms after midnight.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.

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

$$

AMZ352-261015-
Waters from Edisto Beach SC to Savannah GA out 20 NM-
640 PM EDT Fri May 25 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers after midnight.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. A slight chance of showers
and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms after midnight.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 4 to
5 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers with a slight chance
of tstms in the morning, then showers likely with a chance of
tstms in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft,
building to 4 to 6 ft after midnight. Showers with a chance of
tstms.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 4 to
5 ft in the afternoon. Showers with a chance of tstms.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Showers with a
chance of tstms in the evening, then showers likely with a slight
chance of tstms after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.

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

$$

AMZ354-261015-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 20 NM, including
Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary-
640 PM EDT Fri May 25 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance
of showers after midnight.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. A slight chance of showers
and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms after midnight.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 5 ft in the
afternoon. Showers likely with a slight chance of tstms in the
morning, then showers with a chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Showers with a
chance of tstms.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of tstms.
Showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely.
A chance of tstms, mainly in the evening.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.

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

$$

AMZ374-261015-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA extending from 20 to
60 NM-
640 PM EDT Fri May 25 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance
of showers after midnight.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms after midnight.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 6 ft in the
afternoon. Showers likely with a slight chance of tstms in the
morning, then showers with a chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft. Showers with a chance of tstms.
.MON...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft, subsiding to 4 to
6 ft in the afternoon. A chance of tstms. Showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 5 ft,
then 4 to 6 ft after midnight. Showers likely. A chance of tstms,
mainly in the evening.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.

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

$$



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