Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
632 PM EDT SAT APR 25 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

AMZ300-261345-
632 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH THROUGH THE AREA SUNDAY EVENING INTO
SUNDAY NIGHT. DRY HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL MONDAY INTO TUESDAY. A
GULF OF MEXICO STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE REGION MID WEEK WITH DRY
HIGH PRESSURE THEN LIKELY RETURNING THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK.

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AMZ330-261345-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
632 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 117 IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT
TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10
TO 15 KT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY. SOME TSTMS MAY BE SEVERE WITH
DAMAGING WINDS.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING... THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW 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...69 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-261345-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
632 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 117 IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT
TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY. SOME TSTMS MAY BE SEVERE WITH DAMAGING WINDS.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

$$

AMZ352-261345-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
632 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 117 IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT
TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. SOME TSTMS MAY BE SEVERE WITH DAMAGING WINDS.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

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AMZ354-261345-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
632 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 117 IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT
TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
SOME TSTMS MAY BE SEVERE WITH DAMAGING WINDS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT...THEN 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

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AMZ374-261345-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
632 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS. SOME TSTMS MAY BE SEVERE WITH
DAMAGING WINDS.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... BECOMING SW 15 KT
WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

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