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NWS Forecast

FZUS52 KCHS 221942
CWFCHS

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
342 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

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

AMZ300-231045-
342 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
THE REGION WILL REMAIN BETWEEN ATLANTIC HIGH PRESSURE AND AN INLAND
TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE THROUGH TONIGHT. A BACKDOOR COLD FRONT WILL PUSH
SOUTH THROUGH THE AREA SATURDAY EVENING INTO SUNDAY FOLLOWED BY COOLER
AND DRIER HIGH PRESSURE THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.



AMZ330-231045-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
342 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT THIS EVENING...BECOMING 5 TO 10
KT OVERNIGHT.

SAT
W WINDS 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

SAT NIGHT
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

SUN
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

SUN NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MON
NE WINDS 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.

MON NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUE
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.

TUE NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WED
NE WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WED NIGHT
E WINDS AROUND 5 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...86 DEGREES.



AMZ350-231045-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
342 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SAT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.

SAT NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

SUN
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.

SUN NIGHT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

MON
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MON NIGHT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUE
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

TUE NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

WED
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

WED NIGHT
E 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.



AMZ352-231045-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
342 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

TONIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

SAT NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

SUN
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

SUN NIGHT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

MON
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.

MON NIGHT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUE
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

TUE NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

WED
NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WED NIGHT
E 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.



AMZ354-231045-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
342 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

TONIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.

SAT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

SAT NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SUN
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

SUN NIGHT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

MON
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MON NIGHT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUE
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUE NIGHT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

WED
NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WED NIGHT
E 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.



AMZ374-231045-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
342 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

TONIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 KT LATE THIS EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SUN
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO
25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

SUN NIGHT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

MON
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MON NIGHT
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUE
NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUE NIGHT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

WED
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

WED NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 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.