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NWS Forecast

FZUS52 KCHS 281957
CWFCHS

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
357 PM EDT SAT MAR 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

AMZ300-291100-
357 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL THROUGH SUNDAY. WEAK COLD FRONTS WILL
PUSH INTO THE REGION MONDAY AND AGAIN WEDNESDAY...AND BOTH FRONTS
SHOULD DISSIPATE OVER OR CLOSE TO THE AREA. WARMER ATLANTIC HIGH
PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD OVER THE REGION THROUGH LATE WEEK. A
STRONGER COLD FRONT WILL ARRIVE NEXT WEEKEND.



AMZ330-291100-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
357 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

TONIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT EARLY...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT.

SUN
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS 5 KT.

MON
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING.

TUE
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 KT.

WED
NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT.

WED NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THU
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THU NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 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...61 DEGREES.



AMZ350-291100-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
357 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

TONIGHT
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT EARLY...BECOMING N. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT.

SUN
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT.

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

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING.

TUE
NE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.

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

WED NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THU
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THU NIGHT
S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 

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



AMZ352-291100-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
357 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

TONIGHT
W WINDS 15 KT EARLY...BECOMING N. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

SUN
NE 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.

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

MON NIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT.

TUE NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
1 FOOT.

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

WED NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

THU
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THU NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 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.



AMZ354-291100-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
357 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

TONIGHT
W WINDS 15 KT EARLY..BECOMING NW. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

SUN
NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.

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

MON NIGHT
W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUE NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.

WED
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

WED NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

THU NIGHT
S 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.



AMZ374-291100-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
357 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3
FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SUN
NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

SUN NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MON
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

MON NIGHT
W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

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

WED NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

THU NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. 

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