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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KCHS

FZUS52 KCHS 260733
CWFCHS

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Charleston SC
333 AM EDT Tue Mar 26 2019

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

AMZ300-261930-
333 AM EDT Tue Mar 26 2019

.Synopsis for the coastal waters of south coastal South Carolina
and north coastal Georgia...
A strong cold front will cross the area today followed by high
pressure through Saturday. A storm system may affect the area
Sunday into early next week.



AMZ330-261930-
Charleston Harbor-
333 AM EDT Tue Mar 26 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

TODAY
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt with gusts
to 20 kt late this morning, then increasing to 15 to 20 kt with
gusts to 25 kt this afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A slight chance
of showers.

TONIGHT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt, with gusts to 30 kt late. Waves
1 to 2 ft.

WED
NE winds 20 to 25 kt, with gusts to 30 kt in the morning.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.

WED NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt.

THU
NE winds 10 kt.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt.

FRI
NE winds 10 kt.

FRI NIGHT
SE winds 5 to 10 kt.

SAT
S winds 5 to 10 kt.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. 

Unless otherwise noted, waves 1 foot or less.

Charleston Harbor water temperature 61 degrees.



AMZ350-261930-
Waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC out 20 NM-
333 AM EDT Tue Mar 26 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt with gusts
to 25 kt late this morning, then becoming NE 20 to 25 kt with
gusts to 30 kt this afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 4 to
5 ft this afternoon. A slight chance of showers.

TONIGHT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft.

WED
NE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt, diminishing to
20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

WED NIGHT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft.

THU
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

FRI
NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

FRI NIGHT
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

SAT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. 



AMZ352-261930-
Waters from Edisto Beach SC to Savannah GA out 20 NM-
333 AM EDT Tue Mar 26 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

TODAY
NW winds 10 kt, becoming N late this morning, then
becoming NE 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt early this afternoon,
increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt late. Seas 2 to
3 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft this afternoon. A slight chance of
showers this morning, then a chance of showers this afternoon.

TONIGHT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 6
ft, building to 5 to 7 ft after midnight.

WED
NE winds 20 to 25 kt, with gusts to 35 kt in the morning.
Seas 5 to 7 ft.

WED NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft.

THU
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

FRI
NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

FRI NIGHT
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

SAT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. 



AMZ354-261930-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 20 NM, including
Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary-
333 AM EDT Tue Mar 26 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

TODAY
NW winds 10 kt, becoming N late this morning, then
becoming NE with gusts to 20 kt early this afternoon, increasing
to 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt late. Seas 2 ft, building to
3 to 4 ft this afternoon. A chance of showers this afternoon.

TONIGHT
NE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 6
ft, building to 5 to 7 ft after midnight. A slight chance of
showers in the evening.

WED
NE winds 20 to 25 kt, with gusts to 35 kt in the morning.
Seas 5 to 7 ft.

WED NIGHT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

THU
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

FRI
NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

FRI NIGHT
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. 



AMZ374-261930-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA from 20 to 60 NM-
333 AM EDT Tue Mar 26 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming N
15 to 20 kt early this afternoon, then becoming NE 20 to 25 kt
with gusts to 30 kt late. Seas 3 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft this
afternoon. A chance of showers this afternoon.

TONIGHT
NE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Seas 6 to 8
ft, building to 8 to 10 ft after midnight. A slight chance of
showers.

WED
NE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
A slight chance of showers.

WED NIGHT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt, with gusts to 35 kt in the
evening. Seas 9 to 11 ft, subsiding to 8 to 10 ft after midnight.

THU
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Seas 6 to 8 ft, subsiding to 5 to 7 ft after
midnight.

FRI
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

FRI NIGHT
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

SAT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.