Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Charleston SC
700 PM EDT Tue Oct 15 2019

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

AMZ300-161015-
700 PM EDT Tue Oct 15 2019

.Synopsis for the coastal waters of south coastal South Carolina
and north coastal Georgia...
A stationary front will remain over the area as low pressure
moves through tonight and Wednesday. High pressure will prevail
Thursday and Friday, then Gulf low pressure may bring unsettled
weather next weekend.

$$

AMZ330-161015-
Charleston Harbor-
700 PM EDT Tue Oct 15 2019

.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 15 kt with gusts to 20
kt after midnight. Showers likely this evening, then showers with
a slight chance of tstms after midnight.
.WED...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers with a
slight chance of tstms in the morning, then a chance of showers in
the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to
10 kt in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt.
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. A slight chance of showers.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers with a slight
chance of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers.

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

Unless otherwise noted, waves 1 foot or less.

Charleston Harbor water temperature 77 degrees.

$$

AMZ350-161015-
Waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC out 20 NM-
700 PM EDT Tue Oct 15 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with
gusts to 20 kt late this evening, then becoming S 15 to 20 kt
with gusts to 25 kt late. Seas 2 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft after
midnight. Showers likely this evening, then showers with a slight
chance of tstms after midnight.
.WED...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
A slight chance of tstms. Showers, mainly in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 4 to 5 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft after midnight. A slight
chance of showers in the evening.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight
chance of showers.
.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.

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

$$

AMZ352-161015-
Waters from Edisto Beach SC to Savannah GA out 20 NM-
700 PM EDT Tue Oct 15 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt with
gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft
after midnight. Showers. A slight chance of tstms after midnight.
.WED...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 4 to 5 ft in the
afternoon. Showers with a slight chance of tstms in the morning,
then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight
chance of showers in the evening.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to
10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 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.
.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.

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

$$

AMZ354-161015-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 20 NM, including
Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary-
700 PM EDT Tue Oct 15 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt with gusts
to 20 kt late this evening, then becoming S 15 to 20 kt with
gusts to 25 kt late. Seas 1 to 2 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft after
midnight. Showers. A slight chance of tstms after midnight.
.WED...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft in the
afternoon. Showers likely with a slight chance of tstms in the
morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to
2 to 3 ft after midnight. A slight chance of showers in the
evening.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to
10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.FRI...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.

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

$$

AMZ374-161015-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA from 20 to 60 NM-
700 PM EDT Tue Oct 15 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming SE
15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight, then becoming S
20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt late. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to
4 to 6 ft after midnight. Showers likely. A slight chance of
tstms after midnight.
.WED...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft,
subsiding to 5 to 7 ft in the afternoon. A slight chance of tstms.
Showers.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to
10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft in
the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. A slight chance of showers
and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of
showers.

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

$$



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