813  
FZUS52 KCHS 222016  
CWFCHS  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC  
316 PM EST MON JAN 22 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  
 
AMZ300-230830-  
316 PM EST MON JAN 22 2018  
 
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA  
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...  
HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL TODAY AS A WEAK COASTAL TROUGH MOVES  
INLAND. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION TUESDAY  
MORNING, FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK.  
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL LIKELY IMPACT THE AREA EARLY NEXT WEEK.  
 

 
 
AMZ330-230830-  
CHARLESTON HARBOR-  
316 PM EST MON JAN 22 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 KT, BECOMING S 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS EARLY, THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.   
TUE
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS  
TO 25 KT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY, MAINLY IN  
THE MORNING.   
TUE NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 5 KT.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THU
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 KT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.   
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 
MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 
UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED, WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.  
 
CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE 47 DEGREES.  
 

 
 
AMZ350-230830-  
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-  
316 PM EST MON JAN 22 2018  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH  
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...  
   
TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT LATE.  
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT, BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS  
LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.  
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
TSTMS IN THE MORNING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
TUE NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT, BECOMING NE 5 TO  
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
SAT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.  
 
MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ352-230830-  
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-  
316 PM EST MON JAN 22 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT LATE.  
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT, BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY  
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT, SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE  
MORNING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT, SUBSIDING TO  
2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT, BECOMING NE 5 TO  
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
FRI
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.  
 
MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ354-230830-  
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM, INCLUDING  
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-  
316 PM EST MON JAN 22 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT LATE.  
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT, BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG.  
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.  
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING, THEN  
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
THU
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
FRI
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.  
 
MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ374-230830-  
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO  
60 NM-  
316 PM EST MON JAN 22 2018  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH  
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...  
   
TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT LATE.  
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT, BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS  
LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
TUE
 
SW 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 LIKELY WITH A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.   
WED
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT WITH  
GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT, BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THU
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT,  
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
SAT
 
SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.  
 
MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
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