Montgomery, GA Marine Weather and Tide Forecast
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June 15, 2024 4:06 PM EDT (20:06 UTC) Change Location
Sunrise 6:16 AM   Sunset 8:33 PM
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AMZ354 Waters From Savannah Ga To Altamaha Sound Ga Out 20 Nm, Including Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary- 318 Pm Edt Sat Jun 15 2024

Tonight - S winds 10 kt, becoming se late. Seas 2 ft. Wave detail: E 2 ft at 6 seconds.

Sun - E winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Wave detail: E 2 ft at 7 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.

Sun night - E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Wave detail: E 3 ft at 4 seconds and se 2 ft at 7 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms.

Mon - E winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Wave detail: E 4 ft at 6 seconds and E 1 foot at 13 seconds. A slight chance of tstms. A slight chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon.

Mon night - E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Wave detail: E 4 ft at 6 seconds and E 1 foot at 12 seconds. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms.

Tue - E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Wave detail: E 4 ft at 6 seconds and E 1 foot at 12 seconds. A chance of showers. A slight chance of tstms in the afternoon.

Tue night - E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms.

Wed - E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms.

Wed night - E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Showers likely with a slight chance of tstms.

Thu - E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Showers likely with scattered tstms.

Thu night - E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

AMZ300 318 Pm Edt Sat Jun 15 2024

Synopsis for the coastal waters of south coastal south carolina and north coastal georgia - A weak cold front will linger over the area this weekend before slowly lifting back northward early next week. High pressure will then ridge in from offshore mid to late next week.


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Area Discussion for - Charleston, SC
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FXUS62 KCHS 151749 AFDCHS

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Charleston SC 149 PM EDT Sat Jun 15 2024

SYNOPSIS
A weak cold front will linger over the area this weekend before the front slowly lifts back northward early next week. High pressure will then ridge in from offshore mid to late next week.

NEAR TERM /THROUGH TONIGHT/
Rest of Today: The mid-levels will continue to be dominated by ridging over the southeastern states, building in from the SW.
At the surface, a weak cold front located just to our north will slowly move southward, possibly reaching our northern SC counties by late this afternoon. However, it is not expected to bring many impacts to our area. The CAMs, HRRR, and synoptic models all indicate isolated convection, mainly across our SC counties lat this afternoon into this evening. Though, model soundings indicate a significant amount of dry air in the upper levels, a result of subsidence aloft. Showers and thunderstorms may struggle to overcome the dry air and minimal instability indicated by the SPC Mesoscale Analysis. Otherwise, the main concern remains the heat. 850 hPa temperatures are forecast to be around 18/19C, which given decent daytime mixing today yields surface temperatures in the upper 90s, except cooler at the beaches. Dew points are mixing out, which will limit heat index values to around 100 degrees, which is well below Heat Advisory criteria. The temperature at KCHS may challenge the record high temperature, see the Climate section for more details.

Tonight: The cold front will likely be over our northern SC counties early this evening. It's expected to slowly move south, and stall near the SC/GA border. A quiet night is forecast, with any showers/ thunderstorms likely dissipating by nightfall.
Overnight lows will generally be in the low 70s away from the coastline, where temperatures should remain in the mid 70s.

SHORT TERM /SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY/
Sunday: Strong upper ridging persists aloft. At the surface, strong high pressure over New England will build down the eastern seaboard, forcing a weak cold front southward across the area. Rainfall coverage Sunday will ultimately be dependent on the progression of the front, which will most likely be bisecting the area by midday, and potentially be pushing down into Georgia by the evening. While very dry air aloft will inhibit convective growth, there should be enough moisture pooling on the southern side of the front (PWATs 1.5+ in) and instability (1500+ J/kg) to get a few isolated to widely scattered showers and storms following a mainly diurnal pattern, with any storm activity diminishing in the evening and dry conditions prevailing overnight.

Despite the very strong upper ridging, E to NE/onshore flow will moderate low level thickness values, and temps Sunday will be only a few degrees above normal, upper 80s to lower 90s near the coast, and mid 90s inland.

Monday and Tuesday: Upper pattern remains similar Monday and Tuesday with ridging directly overhead leading to strong subsidence/very dry air aloft. The aforementioned front will deteriorate near/over the area Monday as it begins to lift back north, with surface ridging building in from offshore by Tuesday. Rainfall chances confined roughly along and south of I-16 both days, where there could be just enough moisture to develop some short-live showers/storms around peak heating/maximum instability each afternoon. Onshore component of BL flow keeps temps near to a few degrees above normal both days despite the strong upper ridging.

LONG TERM /TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY/
Upper ridging shifts north mid-to-late week, with height falls aloft leading to diminishing upper subsidence. At the surface, high pressure migrates off the Northeast coast and toward a more seasonable Bermuda High location. Expect the forecast to trend back toward a more summer-like precip pattern, with scattered afternoon thunderstorms along and inland of the sea breeze and lesser storm activity overnight. Temps remain within a few degrees of normal.

AVIATION /18Z SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY/
18Z TAFs: Mainly VFR. Isolated convection associated with an approaching cold front could approach KCHS and KJZI this afternoon and evening. However, the probabilities of direct impacts to either TAF site remains too low to include a mention of VCTS for now. Will amend if radar trends show otherwise. Any convection is expected to dissipate later this evening, with the overnight being dry.

Extended Aviation Outlook: Mainly VFR. There will be low probabilities of brief flight restrictions due to convection each afternoon/evening.

MARINE
Rest of Today: Generally tranquil marine conditions are expected with sustained winds mainly from the S or SE. Expect higher gusts along the land/sea interface with the afternoon sea breeze. Gusts could reach 20 kt as it moves across the Charleston Harbor.

Tonight: A weak cold front is expected to move south through the waters late, possibly stalling near the SC/GA line.
Sustained winds from the S or SE in the evening will veer overnight, becoming E by daybreak Sunday. Seas should average 2-3 ft.

Sunday through Wednesday: The gradient will remain fairly weak through Monday as a front moves over the area and slowly deteriorates. High pressure builds in from the north early next week, then shifts offshore mid-to-late week, with mainly moderate winds prevailing, but breezy/gusty conditions near the coast with the sea breeze formation each afternoon. Modest medium period southeast swell will keep 2-4 ft seas in place through Monday, with seas increasing to 3-5 ft Tuesday through mid-week as increasing fetch over the Sargasso sea causes the the southeast swell builds further. 6 ft seas/SCA conditions could emerge by late week.

CLIMATE
Record High Temperatures:

June 15 KCHS: 98/2015

CHS WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
GA...None.
SC...None.
MARINE...None.




Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind AirWater WavesinHgDewPt
FPKG1 - 8670870 - Fort Pulaski, GA 19 mi67 minS 8G9.9 83°F30.00
41008 - GRAYS REEF - 40 NM Southeast of Savannah, GA 34 mi47 minSE 3.9G5.8 84°F 84°F2 ft29.9973°F


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Tide / Current for Florida Passage, Ogeechee River, Georgia
   
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Florida Passage
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Sat -- 02:06 AM EDT     Moonset
Sat -- 03:52 AM EDT     6.37 feet High Tide
Sat -- 06:18 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sat -- 10:21 AM EDT     0.91 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 02:43 PM EDT     Moonrise
Sat -- 04:36 PM EDT     6.62 feet High Tide
Sat -- 08:31 PM EDT     Sunset
Sat -- 11:07 PM EDT     1.30 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Florida Passage, Ogeechee River, Georgia, Tide feet
12
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2.5
1
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3.8
2
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5.1
3
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6.1
4
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6.4
5
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5.9
6
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4.9
7
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3.7
8
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2.4
9
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1.5
10
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1
11
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1.1
12
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1.8
1
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3
2
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4.4
3
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5.7
4
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6.5
5
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6.6
6
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6
7
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5
8
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3.8
9
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2.6
10
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1.7
11
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1.3


Tide / Current for Savannah River Entrance, Georgia Current
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Savannah River Entrance
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Sat -- 01:05 AM EDT     1.48 knots Max Flood
Sat -- 02:05 AM EDT     Moonset
Sat -- 04:26 AM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Sat -- 06:16 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sat -- 07:04 AM EDT     -1.40 knots Max Ebb
Sat -- 10:35 AM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Sat -- 01:20 PM EDT     1.72 knots Max Flood
Sat -- 02:42 PM EDT     Moonrise
Sat -- 05:03 PM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Sat -- 08:31 PM EDT     Sunset
Sat -- 08:38 PM EDT     -1.56 knots Max Ebb
Sat -- 11:27 PM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Savannah River Entrance, Georgia Current, knots
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1.2
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1.5
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1.3
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0.9
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0.4
5
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-0.5
6
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-1.2
7
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-1.4
8
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-1.3
9
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-1.1
10
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-0.5
11
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0.4
12
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1.2
1
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1.7
2
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1.6
3
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1.3
4
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0.8
5
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0.1
6
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-0.8
7
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-1.3
8
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-1.5
9
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-1.5
10
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-1.2
11
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-0.5


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