Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
923 AM EDT TUE APR 28 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

AMZ300-290430-
923 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND OVER THE AREA TODAY. A STORM
SYSTEM LIFTING OUT OF THE GULF COAST REGION WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
NORTHERN FLORIDA PENINSULA TONIGHT AND JUST OFFSHORE OF THE
GEORGIA AND SOUTH CAROLINA COAST ON WEDNESDAY. AS THE LOW PULLS
AWAY WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BEGIN TO
BUILD BACK IN FROM THE NORTHWEST...GRADUALLY SETTLING OVER THE
AREA FOR THE WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ330-290430-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
923 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 KT. SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT.

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...69 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-290430-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
923 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.THU...N WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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AMZ352-290430-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
923 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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AMZ354-290430-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
923 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3
TO 4 FT THIS AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE 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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AMZ374-290430-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
923 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

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