Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
332 AM EDT SAT APR 18 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

AMZ300-182245-
332 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A WEAK PRESSURE PATTERN WILL BLANKET THE REGION TODAY. A WARM
FRONT WILL DEVELOP AND LIFT NORTH OF THE AREA TONIGHT. AN UPPER
LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE THROUGH ON SUNDAY...THEN A COLD FRONT
WILL CROSS THE AREA MONDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL
TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...THEN A COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP THROUGH
THURSDAY NIGHT OR FRIDAY. ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM MAY AFFECT THE
SOUTHEAST UNITED STATES NEXT WEEKEND.

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AMZ330-182245-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
332 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 TO 10 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
LATE THIS MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 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...68 DEGREES.


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AMZ350-182245-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
332 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY THIS MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN
THE EVENING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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


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AMZ352-182245-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
332 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
LATE THIS MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING... THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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


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AMZ354-182245-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
332 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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


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AMZ374-182245-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
332 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT...THEN BECOMING SE THIS AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT... BUILDING TO 4 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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


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