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NWS Forecast

FZUS52 KCHS 280125
CWFCHS

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
925 PM EDT THU AUG 27 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

AMZ300-281630-
925 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A STATIONARY FRONT WILL REMAIN OVER OR NEAR THE AREA THROUGH
TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL SETTLE IN NORTH OF THE REGION INTO
FRIDAY BEFORE MOVING OFF THE EAST COAST THIS WEEKEND. TROPICAL STORM
ERIKA COULD IMPACT THE SOUTHEAST U.S. BY EARLY OR MID NEXT WEEK.
REFER TO THE LATEST ADVISORY ON ERIKA ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER.     



AMZ330-281630-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
925 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

REST OF TONIGHT
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

FRI
E WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

SAT
E WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

SAT NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

SUN
E WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

SUN NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

MON
E WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

MON NIGHT
E WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TUE
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TUE NIGHT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 

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...85 DEGREES.



AMZ350-281630-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
925 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

REST OF TONIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

FRI
E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

SAT
E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

SAT NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

SUN
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.

MON
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

MON NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TUE
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

TUE NIGHT
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO
9 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY. 

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



AMZ352-281630-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
925 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

REST OF TONIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

FRI
E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

SAT
E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

SAT NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

SUN
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

SUN NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.

MON
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.

MON NIGHT AND TUE NIGHT
TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

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



AMZ354-281630-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
925 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

REST OF TONIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

FRI
E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

SAT
E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

SAT NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

SUN
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

SUN NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.

MON
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.

MON NIGHT THROUGH TUE NIGHT
TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

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



AMZ374-281630-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
925 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

REST OF TONIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

FRI
E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

SAT
E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

SAT NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

SUN
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

SUN NIGHT
E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.

MON
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.

MON NIGHT THROUGH TUE NIGHT
TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

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