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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KCHS

FZUS52 KCHS 162245
CWFCHS

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Charleston SC
545 PM EST Wed Jan 16 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

AMZ300-171015-
545 PM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

.Synopsis for the coastal waters of south coastal South Carolina
and north coastal Georgia...
Dry high pressure will build from the west and prevail into
Thursday. A weak upper level disturbance will move through
Thursday night. A stronger storm system will then impact the area
Saturday night and Sunday.



AMZ330-171015-
Charleston Harbor-
545 PM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

TONIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable less than 5 kt
after midnight, becoming N 5 kt late.

THU
NE winds 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. A slight chance of showers
after midnight.

FRI
SW winds 10 kt.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt.

SAT
SE winds 5 to 10 kt.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely.

SUN
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

MON
N winds 10 to 15 kt.

MON NIGHT
N winds 5 to 10 kt. 

Unless otherwise noted, waves 1 foot or less.

Charleston Harbor water temperature 56 degrees.



AMZ350-171015-
Waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC out 20 NM-
545 PM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

TONIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N late this evening.
Seas 1 to 2 ft.

THU
NE winds 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers after midnight.

FRI
W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft in the evening, then
seas 1 foot.

SAT
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 ft.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft after midnight. Showers likely.

SUN
SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Showers likely.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

MON
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

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



AMZ352-171015-
Waters from Edisto Beach SC to Savannah GA out 20 NM-
545 PM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

TONIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW late this evening.
Seas 1 to 2 ft.

THU
NE winds 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.

FRI
SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft in the evening, then
seas 1 foot.

SAT
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft after midnight. Showers likely.

SUN
SW winds 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Showers likely.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

MON
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

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



AMZ354-171015-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 20 NM, including
Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary-
545 PM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

TONIGHT
S winds 5 kt, becoming NW late this evening. Seas 1 to
2 ft.

THU
N winds 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.

FRI
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft in the morning, then seas
1 foot.

FRI NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot.

SAT
S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 ft.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 3 ft,
building to 4 to 5 ft after midnight. Showers likely.

SUN
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

MON
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

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



AMZ374-171015-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA from 20 to 60 NM-
545 PM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

TONIGHT
SW winds 5 kt, becoming N late this evening. Seas
2 ft.

THU
N winds 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

FRI
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT
S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft after midnight. Showers likely.

SUN
SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Showers likely.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A slight
chance of showers.

MON
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

MON NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.