Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
955 PM EDT FRI APR 24 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

AMZ300-251700-
955 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL SHIFT OFFSHORE EARLY TONIGHT. A WARM FRONT WILL
LIFT NORTH LATE TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY WITH A COLD FRONT MOVING SOUTH
THROUGH THE AREA SUNDAY NIGHT. DRY HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL
MONDAY INTO TUESDAY. ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM COULD IMPACT THE REGION BY
MID-WEEK.

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AMZ330-251700-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
955 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS WITH TSTMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS LIKELY IN THE
EVENING.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.MON...N WINDS 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 10 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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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AMZ350-251700-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
955 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...E 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 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

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AMZ352-251700-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
955 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS WITH
TSTMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

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AMZ354-251700-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
955 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2
FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS WITH
TSTMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.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. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

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AMZ374-251700-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
955 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

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