Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
339 PM EDT WED APR 1 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

AMZ300-021045-
339 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NORTH TONIGHT BEHIND A WEAK
COLD FRONT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL SHIFT OFF THE EASTERN SEABOARD
THURSDAY. A ROBUST FAST MOVING COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION
SATURDAY MORNING...FOLLOWED BY COOLER HIGH PRESSURE THROUGH
SUNDAY. THE HIGH WILL SHIFT INTO THE ATLANTIC AND WILL PUSH WARMER
AND MORE HUMID AIR INTO THE REGION THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF NEXT
WEEK.

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AMZ330-021045-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
339 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT THROUGH EARLY EVENING...
DIMINISHING TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT EARLY.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
PATCHY FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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...61 DEGREES.


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AMZ350-021045-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
339 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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


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AMZ352-021045-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
339 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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


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AMZ354-021045-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
339 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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


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AMZ374-021045-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
339 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT LATE THIS
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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


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