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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KCHS

FZUS52 KCHS 242034
CWFCHS

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
334 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

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

AMZ300-251145-
334 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE NORTHEAST TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS
THE REGION ON SATURDAY, FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE ON SUNDAY. THE HIGH
WILL SHIFT OFFSHORE EARLY NEXT WEEK. ANOTHER COLD FRONT COULD MOVE
THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY WITH HIGH PRESSURE RETURNING
FOR THE END OF NEXT WEEK.



AMZ330-251145-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
334 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

TONIGHT
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SAT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.

SUN
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON.

SUN NIGHT
E WINDS 5 KT.

MON
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 5 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUE
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.

TUE NIGHT
S WINDS 10 KT.

WED
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 

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

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...62 DEGREES.



AMZ350-251145-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
334 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EST THIS EVENING


TONIGHT
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN
BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

SAT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

SAT NIGHT
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

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

MON
SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO
5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.

TUE
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

TUE NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

WED
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 

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



AMZ352-251145-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
334 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

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

SAT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.

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

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

MON
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

TUE
S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

TUE NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



AMZ354-251145-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
334 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

TONIGHT
E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

SAT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

SAT NIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

SUN NIGHT
E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

MON
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

TUE
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

TUE NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

WED NIGHT
SW 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.



AMZ374-251145-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
334 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING


TONIGHT
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN
BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

SAT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.

SUN
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

SUN NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

TUE
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

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

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. 

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