Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1034 PM EDT SUN APR 26 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

AMZ300-271745-
1034 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A BACKDOOR COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SOUTH OF THE WATERS OVERNIGHT. DRY
HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL MONDAY INTO TUESDAY. A GULF OF MEXICO
STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE REGION MID WEEK. DRY HIGH PRESSURE WILL
EVENTUALLY BUILD OVER THE REGION LATER THIS WEEK.

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AMZ330-271745-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1034 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS EARLY.
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.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 10 TO 15 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 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...71 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-271745-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1034 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 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...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

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AMZ352-271745-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1034 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

.OVERNIGHT...WINDS BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 FOOT...THEN 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...E 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 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

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AMZ354-271745-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1034 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 1
TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT...THEN AROUND 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E 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 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...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 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 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

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AMZ374-271745-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1034 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...SHIFTING
TO NE 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS 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...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 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. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

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