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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KCHS

FZUS52 KCHS 241055
CWFCHS

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Charleston SC
555 AM EST Fri Jan 24 2020

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

AMZ300-242215-
555 AM EST Fri Jan 24 2020

.Synopsis for the coastal waters of south coastal South Carolina
and north coastal Georgia...
A storm system will impact the region tonight with a cold front
pushing offshore early Saturday. High pressure will prevail this
weekend. A few weak storm systems could affect the area next
week.



AMZ330-242215-
Charleston Harbor-
555 AM EST Fri Jan 24 2020

TODAY
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 kt late this
morning. Showers likely this morning, then a chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms this afternoon.

TONIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW after midnight. A
chance of tstms. Showers.

SAT
W winds 10 kt.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 10 kt.

SUN
W winds 5 to 10 kt.

SUN NIGHT
W winds 5 kt. A chance of showers after midnight.

MON
W winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt.

TUE
N winds 5 kt.

TUE NIGHT
NE winds 5 kt. 

Mariners are reminded that winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

Unless otherwise noted, waves 1 foot or less.

Charleston Harbor water temperature 53 degrees.



AMZ350-242215-
Waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC out 20 NM-
555 AM EST Fri Jan 24 2020

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING


TODAY
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt late this
morning and early afternoon, then S late. Seas 4 to 6 ft, except 3
to 4 ft near the coast. Showers likely this morning, then a
chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms this afternoon.

TONIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of tstms. Showers.

SAT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 4 to
5 ft.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft, subsiding to
3 to 4 ft.

SUN
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft.

SUN NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers
after midnight.

MON
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

TUE
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

TUE NIGHT
NE winds 5 kt. Seas 2 ft. 

Mariners are reminded that winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



AMZ352-242215-
Waters from Edisto Beach SC to Savannah GA out 20 NM-
555 AM EST Fri Jan 24 2020

TODAY
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt this
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers likely this morning, then a
chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms this afternoon.

TONIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Showers with a chance of tstms in the evening, then a
chance of showers after midnight.

SAT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft, subsiding to 3 to
4 ft .

SAT NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

SUN
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 to
3 ft.

SUN NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers
after midnight.

MON
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

TUE
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

TUE NIGHT
NE winds 5 kt. Seas 2 ft. 

Mariners are reminded that winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



AMZ354-242215-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 20 NM, including
Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary-
555 AM EST Fri Jan 24 2020

TODAY
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt this
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A slight chance of tstms. A chance of
showers.

TONIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W with gusts to 20 kt
after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Showers likely with a chance of
tstms in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.

SAT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft, subsiding to 3 to
4 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

SUN
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

SUN NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers
after midnight.

MON
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

TUE
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

TUE NIGHT
NE winds 5 kt. Seas 2 ft. 

Mariners are reminded that winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



AMZ374-242215-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA from 20 to 60 NM-
555 AM EST Fri Jan 24 2020

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING


TODAY
SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 6 to
8 ft, subsiding to 5 to 7 ft. A chance of showers this morning,
then a chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms this
afternoon.

TONIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the
evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

SUN
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

SUN NIGHT
W winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
after midnight.

MON
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

TUE
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

TUE NIGHT
NE winds 5 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 

Mariners are reminded that winds and seas higher in and near tstms.