Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Charleston SC
600 AM EDT Wed Sep 23 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

AMZ300-232215-
600 AM EDT Wed Sep 23 2020

.Synopsis for the coastal waters of south coastal South Carolina
and north coastal Georgia...
High pressure will shift offshore by Thursday. Rain chances will
then increase through the weekend as a cold front approaches the
region early next week.

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AMZ330-232215-
Charleston Harbor-
600 AM EDT Wed Sep 23 2020

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming SW in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt or less, becoming variable.
.THU...SW winds 5 kt, becoming SE 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. A
slight chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. A slight chance of tstms in the
evening. A slight chance of showers.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers with a slight
chance of tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. A chance of showers with a slight
chance of tstms.
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers with a slight
chance of tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers with a
slight chance of tstms.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers with a slight
chance of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. A slight 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 74 degrees.

$$

AMZ350-232215-
Waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC out 20 NM-
600 AM EDT Wed Sep 23 2020

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming SW. Seas 2 to 4
ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft, subsiding to 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of tstms in the
evening. A slight chance of showers.
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers with
a slight chance of tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.

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

$$

AMZ352-232215-
Waters from Edisto Beach SC to Savannah GA out 20 NM-
600 AM EDT Wed Sep 23 2020

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 4
ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 to 3 ft, subsiding to 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight
chance of tstms in the evening. A slight chance of showers.
.FRI...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers with a
slight chance of tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.SAT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers with a
slight chance of tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.

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

$$

AMZ354-232215-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 20 NM, including
Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary-
600 AM EDT Wed Sep 23 2020

.TODAY...NE winds 5 kt or less, becoming SE. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas 2 to
3 ft, subsiding to 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A slight chance of tstms in the evening. A slight chance of
showers.
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms.
.SUN...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers with a
slight chance of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.

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

$$

AMZ374-232215-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA from 20 to 60 NM-
600 AM EDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E winds 5 kt or less, becoming SE. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas 5 to 7
ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 to
3 ft in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers and tstms in
the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft after midnight. A slight chance of
tstms in the evening. A slight chance of showers.
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.SAT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers with a
slight chance of tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.

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

$$


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