Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1238 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

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

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1238 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE REGION FROM THE NORTHWEST
TODAY...SETTLE JUST NORTH OF THE AREA ON TUESDAY...THEN SHIFT INTO
THE ATLANTIC TUESDAY NIGHT. A STORM SYSTEM LIFTING OUT OF THE GULF
COAST REGION WILL AFFECT THE AREA WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
NIGHT...THEN DEPART TO THE NORTHEAST ON THURSDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
THEN PREVAIL INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1238 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS... MAINLY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND WAVES CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.

UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED...WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...70 DEGREES.

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WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1238 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.

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WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1238 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.

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WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1238 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.

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WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1238 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.

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