CWFCHS

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
410 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

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

AMZ300-312315-
410 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL OVER THE AREA TODAY. A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...FOLLOWED BY UNSEASONABLY
COLD HIGH PRESSURE INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. THE HIGH WILL EVENTUALLY
SHIFT OFFSHORE DURING THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK AS ANOTHER COLD
FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE NORTHWEST.

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AMZ330-312315-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
410 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 20
TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT LATE. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.

UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED...WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...71 DEGREES.


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AMZ350-312315-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
410 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25
TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 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 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.


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AMZ352-312315-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
410 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3
TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.


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AMZ354-312315-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
410 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 2
FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING
TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO
20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4
FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15
KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.


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AMZ374-312315-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
410 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8
FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...N 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.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.


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