Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
247 PM EDT MON APR 27 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

AMZ300-281000-
247 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

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

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AMZ330-281000-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
247 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT EARLY THIS EVENING... BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT...THEN BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE 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...70 DEGREES.


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AMZ350-281000-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
247 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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


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AMZ352-281000-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
247 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT...THEN NE 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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


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AMZ354-281000-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
247 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 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...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN
THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N 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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AMZ374-281000-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
247 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

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

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


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