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FZUS52 KCHS 200445  
CWFCHS  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC  
1245 AM EDT SAT OCT 20 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  
 
AMZ300-201630-  
1245 AM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018  
 
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA  
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...  
HIGH PRESSURE NORTH OF THE REGION WILL SHIFT OFFSHORE TONIGHT. A  
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA SATURDAY NIGHT, FOLLOWED BY  
HIGH PRESSURE PREVAILING INTO THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. LOW  
PRESSURE COULD APPROACH THE SOUTHEAST U.S. NEXT WEEKEND.  
 

 
 
AMZ330-201630-  
CHARLESTON HARBOR-  
1245 AM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 KT.   
SAT
 
W WINDS 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING NW 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO  
30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING 1 TO 2 FT, EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT  
NEAR THE HARBOR ENTRANCE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.   
SUN
 
N WINDS 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT, EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR THE HARBOR  
ENTRANCE IN THE MORNING.   
SUN NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 KT.    
MON
 
NE WINDS 10 KT, BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON.    
MON NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 KT.    
TUE
 
NE WINDS 5 KT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.    
WED
 
NE WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WED NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 
UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED, WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.  
 
CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE 78 DEGREES.  
 

 
 
AMZ350-201630-  
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-  
1245 AM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 KT, BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SAT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT WITH  
GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.    
SUN
 
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT, SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FT.    
MON
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
TUE
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
WED
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
WED NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 
 

 
 
AMZ352-201630-  
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-  
1245 AM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SAT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT WITH  
GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT, BUILDING TO 4 TO 5  
FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.    
SUN
 
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT, SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
MON
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
TUE
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
WED
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
WED NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 
 

 
 
AMZ354-201630-  
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM, INCLUDING  
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-  
1245 AM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
SAT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT WITH  
GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.    
SUN
 
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
MON
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
MON NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS.    
TUE
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
WED
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
WED NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 
 

 
 
AMZ374-201630-  
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO  
60 NM-  
1245 AM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.   
SAT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING NW 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO  
30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FT, BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS, MAINLY IN THE EVENING.    
SUN
 
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT, SUBSIDING TO  
4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
MON NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.   
TUE
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.   
TUE NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
WED
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.   
WED NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 
 

 
 
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