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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KCHS

FZUS52 KCHS 161049
CWFCHS

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Charleston SC
649 AM EDT Mon Jul 16 2018

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

AMZ300-162215-
649 AM EDT Mon Jul 16 2018

.Synopsis for the coastal waters of south coastal South Carolina
and north coastal Georgia...
An inland surface trough will strengthen through tonight. A cold
front will move into the area mid week before stalling and then
moving north as a warm front Friday.



AMZ330-162215-
Charleston Harbor-
649 AM EDT Mon Jul 16 2018

TODAY
Wind variable less than 5 kt, becoming S 5 to 10 kt. A
slight chance of showers and tstms this afternoon.

TONIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers and tstms in
the evening, then showers and tstms likely after midnight.

TUE
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Showers likely. Tstms likely, mainly
in the morning.

TUE NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. A chance of tstms. Showers
likely, mainly in the evening.

WED
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Showers likely with a chance of
tstms.

WED NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. A
chance of tstms. Showers likely, mainly in the evening.

THU
E winds 5 kt. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.

THU NIGHT
SE winds 5 kt. A chance of showers and tstms.

FRI
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Showers likely with a chance of
tstms.

FRI NIGHT
S winds 5 kt. A chance of showers and tstms. 

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

Unless otherwise noted, waves 1 foot or less.

Charleston Harbor water temperature 85 degrees.



AMZ350-162215-
Waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC out 20 NM-
649 AM EDT Mon Jul 16 2018

TODAY
SW winds 5 kt, becoming S this afternoon. Seas 2 ft. A
slight chance of showers and tstms this afternoon.

TONIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft, building to 3 ft
after midnight. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening,
then showers and tstms likely after midnight.

TUE
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 ft, building to 4 to 5 ft in the afternoon.
Showers likely. Tstms likely, mainly in the morning.

TUE NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.

WED
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely with
a chance of tstms.

WED NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.

THU
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.

THU NIGHT
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Showers likely with
a chance of tstms.

FRI
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.

FRI NIGHT
S winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms. 

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



AMZ352-162215-
Waters from Edisto Beach SC to Savannah GA out 20 NM-
649 AM EDT Mon Jul 16 2018

TODAY
SW winds 5 kt, becoming S this afternoon. Seas 2 ft. A
slight chance of showers and tstms this morning, then a chance of
showers and tstms this afternoon.

TONIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms in the evening, then showers and tstms likely after
midnight.

TUE
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely.
Tstms likely, mainly in the morning.

TUE NIGHT
SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Showers likely with a chance of tstms.

WED
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.

WED NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.

THU
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.

THU NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely
with a chance of tstms.

FRI
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms. 

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



AMZ354-162215-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 20 NM, including
Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary-
649 AM EDT Mon Jul 16 2018

TODAY
SW winds 5 kt, becoming S this afternoon. Seas 2 ft. A
chance of tstms. A chance of showers.

TONIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms in the evening, then showers and tstms likely after
midnight.

TUE
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely with
a chance of tstms.

TUE NIGHT
SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Showers likely with a chance of tstms.

WED
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.

WED NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely
with a chance of tstms.

THU
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely
with a chance of tstms.

FRI
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms. 

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



AMZ374-162215-
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA extending from 20 to
60 NM-
649 AM EDT Mon Jul 16 2018

TODAY
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. A slight chance of tstms.
A slight chance of showers.

TONIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms in the evening, then showers and tstms likely after
midnight.

TUE
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.

TUE NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely
with a chance of tstms.

WED
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.

WED NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely
with a chance of tstms.

THU
SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Showers likely with a chance of
tstms.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Showers likely with
a chance of tstms.

FRI
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely with
a chance of tstms.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Showers likely with
a chance of tstms. 

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