Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Charleston SC
951 AM EST Tue Dec 1 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

AMZ300-020315-
951 AM EST Tue Dec 1 2020

.Synopsis for the coastal waters of south coastal South Carolina
and north coastal Georgia...
Cold high pressure will slowly build in and persist through
Thursday. A coastal trough develops Friday prior to low pressure
developing over the Florida Panhandle. A cold front will then
push through the area Saturday. High pressure gradually builds
thereafter.

$$

AMZ330-020315-
Charleston Harbor-
951 AM EST Tue Dec 1 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt.
.THU...NE winds 10 kt.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 kt, becoming SE after midnight.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. A chance of showers.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 kt. A slight chance of showers.

Unless otherwise noted, waves 1 foot or less.

Charleston Harbor water temperature 63 degrees.

$$

AMZ350-020315-
Waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC out 20 NM-
951 AM EST Tue Dec 1 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, diminishing
to 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt this afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, diminishing to
5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A slight chance
of showers.

$$

AMZ352-020315-
Waters from Edisto Beach SC to Savannah GA out 20 NM-
951 AM EST Tue Dec 1 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, diminishing to
15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt this afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, diminishing to
5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance
of showers.

$$

AMZ354-020315-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 20 NM, including
Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary-
951 AM EST Tue Dec 1 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to
10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance
of showers.

$$

AMZ374-020315-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA from 20 to 60 NM-
951 AM EST Tue Dec 1 2020

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

.REST OF TODAY...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 to
3 ft in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of
showers.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A slight chance
of showers.

$$


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