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NWS Forecast

FZUS52 KCHS 030248
CWFCHS

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
948 PM EST MON MAR 2 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

AMZ300-031800-
948 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A BACKDOOR COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO DROP SOUTH THROUGH THE
AREA TONIGHT...THEN STALL JUST SOUTH OF THE AREA EARLY TUESDAY.
THE FRONT WILL LIFT BACK NORTH AS A WARM FRONT LATE TUESDAY INTO
WEDNESDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NORTHWEST WEDNESDAY
NIGHT...PASSING THROUGH THE REGION THURSDAY. COLDER HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA INTO EARLY SATURDAY...WITH A COASTAL
TROUGH TO DEVELOP OFFSHORE INTO SUNDAY.



AMZ330-031800-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
948 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

TONIGHT
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.

TUE
NE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY FOG.

TUE NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF
FOG.

WED
SW WINDS 15 KT. AREAS OF FOG.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 KT. AREAS OF FOG.

THU
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS LIKELY.

THU NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.

FRI
NE WINDS 15 KT.

FRI NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.

SAT
NE WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SAT NIGHT
N WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 

UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED...WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...47 DEGREES.



AMZ350-031800-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
948 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON


TONIGHT
NE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO
25 KT LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING
TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.

TUE
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10
TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4
FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.

TUE NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. AREAS OF FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WED
SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG.

WED 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. AREAS OF FOG.

THU
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY.

THU NIGHT
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.

FRI
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

SAT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SAT NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. 



AMZ352-031800-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
948 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

TONIGHT
VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PATCHY FOG THIS EVENING. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
NE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG.

TUE NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE
EVENING. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WED
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. AREAS OF FOG.

WED NIGHT
S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
AREAS OF FOG.

THU
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THU NIGHT
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.

FRI
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

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

SAT NIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. 



AMZ354-031800-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
948 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

TONIGHT
VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS EVENING. AREAS OF FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

TUE
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG.

TUE NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. AREAS OF FOG.

WED
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. AREAS OF FOG.

WED NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. AREAS OF FOG.

THU
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THU NIGHT
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.

FRI
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

FRI NIGHT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

SAT NIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. 



AMZ374-031800-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
948 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

TONIGHT
VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 0 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING E 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

TUE
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.

TUE NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

WED
S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

WED NIGHT
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

THU
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THU NIGHT
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 25 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.

FRI
NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRI NIGHT
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

SAT NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.