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NWS Forecast

FZUS52 KCHS 250659
CWFCHS

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
259 AM EDT FRI APR 25 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

AMZ300-252200-
259 AM EDT FRI APR 25 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NORTHWEST TODAY AND PUSH
THROUGH THE AREA TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD INTO THE
REGION THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH DURING THE MID WEEK PERIOD AND CROSS THE AREA LATE NEXT
WEEK.



AMZ330-252200-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
259 AM EDT FRI APR 25 2014

TODAY
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES
BUILDING 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY
THIS MORNING.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SAT
N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 5 KT.

SUN
SW WINDS 5 KT.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS 5 KT.

MON
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 10 KT.

TUE
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TUE NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 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...66 DEGREES.



AMZ350-252200-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
259 AM EDT FRI APR 25 2014

TODAY
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT THIS AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS MORNING.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT IN THE EVENING... THEN SEAS
1 FOOT.

SUN
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT...THEN AROUND 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MON
S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TUE
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TUE NIGHT
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 

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



AMZ352-252200-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
259 AM EDT FRI APR 25 2014

TODAY
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS MORNING.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT IN THE EVENING... THEN SEAS
1 FOOT.

SUN
S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT...THEN AROUND 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

TUE
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TUE NIGHT
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 

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



AMZ354-252200-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
259 AM EDT FRI APR 25 2014

TODAY
SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

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

SAT NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

MON
S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

TUE
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

TUE NIGHT
S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 

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



AMZ374-252200-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
259 AM EDT FRI APR 25 2014

TODAY
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS EARLY THIS MORNING.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT.

SAT NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.

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

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

MON
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TUE
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TUE NIGHT
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 

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