Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
928 PM EDT WED MAY 6 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

AMZ300-071630-
928 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
LOW PRESSURE WILL SLOWLY MOVE NORTHWARD OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST INTO
THURSDAY...BECOMING NEARLY STATIONARY OFF THE SOUTH CAROLINA COAST
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. THE LOW IS THEN EXPECTED TO LIFT NORTH ACROSS
NORTH CAROLINA INTO MONDAY. A WEAK COLD FRONT MAY PUSH THROUGH THE
REGION BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ330-071630-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
928 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING N. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS LATE.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT 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...72 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-071630-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
928 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT THURSDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EDT THURSDAY THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30
KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT AND MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

AMZ352-071630-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
928 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25
KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

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AMZ354-071630-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
928 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING
TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS... MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

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AMZ374-071630-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
928 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 9 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

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