Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Charleston SC
1021 AM EDT Thu May 24 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

AMZ300-250200-
1021 AM EDT Thu May 24 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.

$$

AMZ330-250200-
Charleston Harbor-
1021 AM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.REST OF TODAY...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. A
slight chance of showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 kt after
midnight.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt with gusts to
20 kt in the afternoon. A slight chance of tstms. A slight chance
of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. A slight chance of showers and 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 with gusts to 20 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. Showers likely 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 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 78 degrees.

$$

AMZ350-250200-
Waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC out 20 NM-
1021 AM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.REST OF TODAY...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight
chance of showers and tstms late this morning.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. 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.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. A slight chance of tstms.
A slight chance of showers in the evening, then a chance of
showers after midnight.
.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 6 ft. Showers likely with
a chance of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Showers likely
with a slight chance of tstms.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 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 and tstms.

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

$$

AMZ352-250200-
Waters from Edisto Beach SC to Savannah GA out 20 NM-
1021 AM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.REST OF TODAY...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. 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.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. A slight chance of showers
and 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 6 ft. Showers likely with
a chance of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Showers likely
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 and tstms.

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

$$

AMZ354-250200-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 20 NM, including
Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary-
1021 AM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.REST OF TODAY...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance
of showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers and 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 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Showers with a
chance of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Showers likely
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 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.

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

$$

AMZ374-250200-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA extending from 20 to
60 NM-
1021 AM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.REST OF TODAY...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers with a
slight chance of tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance
of showers and 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 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.SUN...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Showers likely with
a chance of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. A chance of
showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.MON...S winds 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.

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

$$



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