Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
106 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 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

AMZ300-052015-
106 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
ATLANTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL OVERNIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY.
LOW PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OFF THE EAST COAST OF FLORIDA
WEDNESDAY...AND LIFT NORTHWARD OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST THROUGH
THURSDAY. THE LOW COULD THEN MEANDER BACK TOWARD THE COAST THROUGH
FRIDAY...AND LINGER NEARBY THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

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AMZ330-052015-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
106 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...71 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-052015-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
106 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING
TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ352-052015-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
106 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW
10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ354-052015-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
106 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ374-052015-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
106 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS...MAINLY IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...
BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO
7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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