Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
342 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

AMZ300-052245-
342 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 TODAY INTO WEDNESDAY AS AN AREA OF
LOW PRESSURE STARTS TO DEVELOP JUST NORTH OF THE BAHAMAS. THIS LOW
WILL SLOWLY DRIFT NORTHWARD ON THURSDAY BEFORE BEGINNING TO PUSH
BACK TO THE WEST TOWARD THE SOUTHEAST COAST FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.
THE LOW WILL THEN LINGER IN THE VICINITY THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF
THE WEEKEND...AND COULD PERSIST INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ330-052245-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
342 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.

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...70 DEGREES.


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AMZ350-052245-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
342 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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


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AMZ352-052245-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
342 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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


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AMZ354-052245-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
342 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...NE 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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


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AMZ374-052245-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
342 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS...MAINLY LATE.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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


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