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NWS Forecast

FZUS52 KCHS 190758
CWFCHS

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
358 AM EDT SUN APR 19 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

AMZ300-192300-
358 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT INTO THE AREA TODAY...ACCOMPANIED BY AN UPPER
LEVEL DISTURBANCE. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE AREA MONDAY...
MOVING OFFSHORE MONDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN TUESDAY
THROUGH THURSDAY. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL DROP THROUGH THE AREA
THURSDAY NIGHT...THEN A STORM SYSTEM WILL AFFECT THE REGION NEXT
WEEKEND. 



AMZ330-192300-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
358 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

TODAY
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE.

TONIGHT
S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MON
SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO
30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING W
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.

TUE
W WINDS 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.

TUE NIGHT
W WINDS 5 KT.

WED
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 KT.

THU
W WINDS 5 KT.

THU NIGHT
W 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...69 DEGREES.



AMZ350-192300-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
358 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

TODAY
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE.

TONIGHT
S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND 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 SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.

TUE
W WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

TUE NIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN
SEAS 1 FOOT.

WED
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

THU
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

THU NIGHT
W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 

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



AMZ352-192300-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
358 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

TODAY
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS
LATE.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MON
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN
THE EVENING.

TUE
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. 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
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

THU
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

THU NIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 

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



AMZ354-192300-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
358 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

TODAY
S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MON
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TUE
NW WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

TUE NIGHT
W WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

WED
NE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

WED NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

THU
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

THU NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 

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



AMZ374-192300-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
358 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

TODAY
S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

MON
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.

TUE
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

TUE NIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WED
NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WED NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

THU
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

THU NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. 

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