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NWS Forecast

FZUS52 KCHS 012358
CWFCHS

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
658 PM EST SUN FEB 1 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

AMZ300-021500-
658 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST TONIGHT AND PASS THROUGH
THE AREA MONDAY MORNING LEADING TO WINDS NEAR GALE FORCE OVER MUCH
OF THE AREA. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN RETURN TO THE REGION BY
TUESDAY...BEFORE SHIFTING OFFSHORE AHEAD OF ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM
APPROACHING FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN THE WAKE OF THAT SYSTEM FOR THE WEEKEND. 



AMZ330-021500-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
658 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

TONIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT... THEN SHOWERS LIKELY
LATE.

MON
SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING W IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

MON NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING N
10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

TUE
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.

TUE NIGHT
E WINDS 5 KT.

WED
NE WINDS 5 KT.

WED NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THU
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THU NIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRI
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRI NIGHT
N WINDS 10 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...52 DEGREES.



AMZ350-021500-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
658 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 AM
EST MONDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST MONDAY THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

TONIGHT
S WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO
30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY LATE.

MON
SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING W IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

MON NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING TO
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.

TUE NIGHT
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WED
NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WED NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THU
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THU NIGHT
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

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

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



AMZ352-021500-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
658 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

TONIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PATCHY FOG LATE THIS EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MON
SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING W IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

MON NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT.

TUE
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

TUE NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WED
NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WED NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THU
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THU NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

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



AMZ354-021500-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
658 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

TONIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 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. PATCHY FOG THIS EVENING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.

MON
SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING W IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

MON NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT.

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

TUE NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WED
NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WED NIGHT
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THU
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THU NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

FRI NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 

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



AMZ374-021500-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
658 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 AM
EST MONDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST MONDAY THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

TONIGHT
S WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO
30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING... THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE.

MON
SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING W IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

MON NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

TUE NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WED
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WED NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

THU NIGHT
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

FRI AND FRI NIGHT
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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