Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Charleston SC
959 PM EDT Wed May 23 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

AMZ300-241315-
959 PM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.Synopsis for the coastal waters of south coastal South Carolina
and north coastal Georgia...
High pressure will remain to the east through Friday while a
trough of low pressure lingers to the west. Developing low
pressure over the Gulf of Mexico will slowly move north toward
the central Gulf Coast this weekend, possibly lingering through
early next week. This pattern will maintain higher than normal
rain chances across the area.

$$

AMZ330-241315-
Charleston Harbor-
959 PM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt, diminishing to 5 kt late.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 kt after
midnight. A slight chance of tstms. A chance of showers, mainly in
the evening.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 kt after
midnight. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts
to 20 kt in the afternoon. A chance of showers with a slight
chance of tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Showers likely with a chance of
tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. A chance of showers with a
slight chance of tstms.
.MON...S winds 10 kt. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers with a
slight chance of 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.

$$

AMZ350-241315-
Waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC out 20 NM-
959 PM EDT Wed May 23 2018

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

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

$$

AMZ352-241315-
Waters from Edisto Beach SC to Savannah GA out 20 NM-
959 PM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt late. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of tstms. A slight chance of showers
in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of
tstms. A chance of showers, mainly in the evening.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of tstms.
A chance of showers, mainly in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms.
.SAT...S 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 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Showers likely with
a chance of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of
showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of
showers with a slight chance of tstms.

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

$$

AMZ354-241315-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 20 NM, including
Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary-
959 PM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late.
Seas 3 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of tstms. A slight chance of showers
in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of tstms.
A chance of showers, mainly in the evening.
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers with
a slight chance of tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance
of tstms. A chance of showers, mainly in the evening.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 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. Showers likely
with a slight chance of tstms.
.SUN...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Showers likely with
a chance of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of
showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.MON...S winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of
showers with a slight chance of tstms.

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

$$

AMZ374-241315-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA extending from 20 to
60 NM-
959 PM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 ft, building to 4 ft after midnight.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 ft. A slight chance of tstms. A chance of
showers, mainly in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 ft, building to 5 ft
after midnight. Showers likely with a slight chance of tstms.
.SUN...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Showers likely with
a chance of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of
showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of
showers with a slight chance of tstms.

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

$$



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