Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
738 AM EDT SUN APR 26 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

AMZ300-270245-
738 AM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A BACKDOOR COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NORTH TODAY THEN DROP
ACROSS THE AREA THIS EVENING INTO THE EARLY OVERNIGHT HOURS. DRY
HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL MONDAY INTO TUESDAY. A GULF OF MEXICO
STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE REGION MID WEEK WITH DRY HIGH PRESSURE
EVENTUALLY RETURNING LATER THIS WEEK AND LASTING THROUGH THE
WEEKEND.

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AMZ330-270245-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
738 AM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LATE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 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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AMZ350-270245-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
738 AM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE EVENING.
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
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 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 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.
.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 2 TO 3 FT.

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

$$

AMZ352-270245-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
738 AM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT 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.

$$

AMZ354-270245-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
738 AM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN SEAS 1 FOOT.
.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...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS 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...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.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.

$$

AMZ374-270245-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
738 AM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...HIGHEST OUTER
PORTION...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5
FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE EVENING.
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS 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 SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

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