529  
FZUS52 KCHS 221904  
CWFCHS  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC  
304 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017  
 
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  
 
AMZ300-231015-  
304 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017  
 
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA  
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...  
A SERIES OF DISTURBANCES WILL TRACK ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST THROUGH  
MIDWEEK. A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH OFFSHORE WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO  
THURSDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN PREVAIL THIS WEEKEND.  
 

 
 
AMZ330-231015-  
CHARLESTON HARBOR-  
304 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS  
TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
WED NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
THU...SW WINDS 15 KT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
 
MAINLY IN  
THE MORNING.    
THU NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 KT.    
FRI
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 KT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 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...79 DEGREES.  
 

 
 
AMZ350-231015-  
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-  
304 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017  
   
TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT
 
BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO  
25 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
THIS EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.   
TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO  
6 FT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
WED NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO  
8 FT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.    
THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRI
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.  
 
MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND  
NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ352-231015-  
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-  
304 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017  
   
TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT
 
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4  
TO 5 FT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO  
5 FT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.    
WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
WED NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO  
7 FT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT
 
 
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.    
THU NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRI
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.  
 
MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND  
NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ354-231015-  
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING  
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-  
304 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017  
   
TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT
 
BUILDING TO 3 TO 4  
FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3  
TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.    
WED
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
WED NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO  
6 FT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
THU
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.    
THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRI
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.  
 
MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND  
NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ374-231015-  
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO  
60 NM-  
304 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017  
   
TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT
 
BUILDING TO 4 TO 5  
FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT
 
 
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
LIKELY.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO  
6 FT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE EVENING.    
WED
 
SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.    
WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT
 
BUILDING TO 6 TO  
8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.    
THU...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
 
BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.    
THU NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO  
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRI
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.  
 
MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND  
NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
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