Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
958 AM EDT MON MAY 4 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

AMZ300-050500-
958 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
ATLANTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL TODAY INTO WEDNESDAY. AN AREA OF
LOW PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OFF THE EAST COAST OF FLORIDA ON
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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AMZ330-050500-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
958 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.REST OF TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT OR LESS...BECOMING SE 10 KT
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...69 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-050500-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
958 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 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 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ352-050500-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
958 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE 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 4 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 SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 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.

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AMZ354-050500-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
958 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 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.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ374-050500-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
958 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... BUILDING TO
5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT...
BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 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.

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