Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
933 AM EDT SAT APR 25 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

AMZ300-260445-
933 AM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTH OF THE AREA THIS MORNING...FOLLOWED BY
THE PASSAGE OF A DISTURBANCE FROM THE WEST THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. A COLD FRONT WILL THEN MOVE SOUTH THROUGH THE AREA SUNDAY
NIGHT. DRY HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL MONDAY INTO TUESDAY. A GULF OF
MEXICO STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE REGION MID WEEK WITH DRY HIGH
PRESSURE THEN LIKELY RETURNING THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK.

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AMZ330-260445-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
933 AM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE THIS MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND TSTMS DEVELOPING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING... THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO 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. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.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...69 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-260445-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
933 AM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS DEVELOPING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4
TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 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 IN THE EVENING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 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 WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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

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AMZ352-260445-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
933 AM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS DEVELOPING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.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...BECOMING NE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 FOOT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.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...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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AMZ354-260445-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
933 AM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS DEVELOPING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 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...S 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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AMZ374-260445-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
933 AM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

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