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FZUS52 KCHS 271940  
CWFCHS  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC  
340 PM EDT MON MAR 27 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  
 
AMZ300-281045-  
340 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017  
 
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA  
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...  
ATLANTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL WEAKEN THROUGH TUESDAY. A WEAK COLD  
FRONT WILL STALL OVER OR NEAR THE AREA ON WEDNESDAY. ANOTHER  
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY FOLLOWED  
BY DRIER HIGH PRESSURE SUNDAY.  
 

 
 
AMZ330-281045-  
CHARLESTON HARBOR-  
340 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017  
   
TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 5 KT.    
TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
WED...NW WINDS 5 KT
 
BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON.    
WED NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.    
THU
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.    
THU NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
SAT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS AROUND 5 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...62 DEGREES.  
 

 
 
AMZ350-281045-  
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-  
340 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017  
   
TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT
 
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5  
FT.   
TUE
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.    
TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT
 
SUBSIDING TO  
3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FT.    
WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
THU
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT
 
 
BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.   
FRI
 
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS  
LIKELY.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
SAT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.  
 
MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND  
NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ352-281045-  
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-  
340 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017  
   
TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS  
3 TO 4 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FT.    
WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT
 
BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO  
3 FT.    
THU
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT
 
 
BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.   
FRI
 
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.  
 
MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND  
NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ354-281045-  
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING  
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-  
340 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017  
   
TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.    
WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS  
2 FT.    
THU
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT
 
BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.  
 
MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND  
NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ374-281045-  
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO  
60 NM-  
340 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017  
   
TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING S. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.    
WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO  
5 FT.    
WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS  
3 FT.    
THU
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT
 
BUILDING TO  
4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.  
 
MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND  
NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
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