Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
723 PM EDT SAT APR 18 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

AMZ300-191430-
723 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTH OF THE AREA SUNDAY MORNING...AND AN
UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE AREA MONDAY AND WILL CROSS
THE AREA MONDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL TUESDAY THROUGH
THURSDAY. ANOTHER COLD FRONT COULD STALL OVER OR CLOSE TO THE REGION
 LATE WEEK INTO NEXT WEEKEND.

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AMZ330-191430-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
723 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT THIS EVENING...BECOMING E 5 KT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 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...69 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-191430-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
723 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN
THE EVENING.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

$$

AMZ352-191430-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
723 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW 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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AMZ354-191430-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
723 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN
SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

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AMZ374-191430-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
723 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

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