Isle of Hope, GA Marine Weather and Tide Forecast
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Marine Weather and Tide Forecast for Isle of Hope, GA

June 13, 2024 3:24 PM EDT (19:24 UTC) Change Location
Sunrise 6:15 AM   Sunset 8:32 PM
Moonrise 11:55 AM   Moonset 12:16 AM 
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AMZ354 Waters From Savannah Ga To Altamaha Sound Ga Out 20 Nm, Including Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary- 1134 Am Edt Thu Jun 13 2024

This afternoon - NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Wave detail: E 3 ft at 6 seconds. A chance of showers. A slight chance of tstms early, then a chance of tstms.

Tonight - NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft after midnight. Wave detail: E 3 ft at 6 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms, mainly in the evening.

Fri - N winds 10 kt, becoming ne in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Wave detail: E 2 ft at 6 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms.

Fri night - SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming sw after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Wave detail: E 2 ft at 7 seconds.

Sat - W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Wave detail: S 2 ft at 7 seconds and ne 1 foot at 6 seconds.

Sat night - S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Wave detail: S 2 ft at 6 seconds and E 1 foot at 6 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms.

Sun - E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.

Sun night - E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms.

Mon - E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.

Mon night - E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

AMZ300 1134 Am Edt Thu Jun 13 2024

Synopsis for the coastal waters of south coastal south carolina and north coastal georgia - A stationary front will meander near or just off the coast through the end of the week. A weak cold front will drop into the forecast area early this weekend before high pressure spreads in from the north.


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Area Discussion for - Charleston, SC
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FXUS62 KCHS 131740 AFDCHS

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Charleston SC 140 PM EDT Thu Jun 13 2024

SYNOPSIS
A stationary front will meander near or just off the coast through the end of the week. A weak cold front will drop into the forecast area early this weekend before high pressure spreads in from the north.

NEAR TERM /THROUGH TONIGHT/
Lingering outflow boundary draped along the coast late this morning continues to spawn showers where it intersects the greatest low level moisture content mainly along the SC Low Country coast. Ample cloud coverage in this area has limited instability so far this morning, but some convective elements could begin to develop over the next several hours, and a few storms are possible in this area by early afternoon. Outflow from these showers and ample sunshine/heating inland will work to generate a hybrid outflow boundary/sea breeze front that will race inland through the afternoon.

As the sea breeze advances inland this afternoon, sfc conditions should feature temperatures in the mid to upper 80s with dewpoints peaking in the mid 70s in some locations. SBCAPE values are forecast to exceed 1500 J/kg, primarily along and east of the I-95 corridor.
Recent runs of the HRRR and HRRR indicate that isolated to scattered thunderstorms will develop in this environment. Shear should remain weak, convective activity should be limited to pulse-like thunderstorms.

Tonight, the sfc low over the western Atlantic is expected to accelerate to the NE. As the low departs, dry high pressure will be drawn east across the forecast area. PoPs will end over land this evening, then decreasing across the marine zones through tonight.
Low temperatures are forecast to range from the upper 60s across the inland counties and low 70s along the coast.

SHORT TERM /FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY/
Friday: An upper trough, largely limited to the Mid-Atlantic, will push a cold front toward the area from the northwest Friday/Friday night. Drier high pressure inland will keep showers and thunderstorms largely limited to the coastal waters in proximity to a weak surface low. Mostly sunny skies are forecast with dew points mixing out into the low to mid 60s away from the coast. Highs will reach the low/mid 90s with lows in the lower/middle 70s.

Saturday: As the weakening cold front pushes across the area Saturday, the coastal low will quickly push out into the Atlantic. Weak flow aloft will become replaced by a building ridge from the southwest. As a result, Saturday features rain- free conditions with mostly clear skies as subsidence over the area strengthens. A rogue shower or storm could occur with the FROPA, but for now we have POPs 15% or less across the area. An increase in temperatures will occur due to compressional heating. Highs will likely reach the upper 90s most places, while some places could top out at 100 degrees. The beaches will remain a bit "cooler", peaking near 90 degrees. Strong subsidence will allow surface dew points to mix out into the low/mid 60s for areas away from the coast heading into peak diurnal heating. Therefore, heat indices should stay shy of Heat Advisory criteria; ranging between 100-104 degrees.

Sunday: A deep layered ridge will center nearly overhead as surface high pressure sets up across the Northeast. Return flow helping to wrap the deeper Gulf moisture around the backside of the high could provide enough moisture/instability to support isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly during the afternoon and evening hours when the sea breeze is active. However, a strong subsidence cap around H6 should limit deep convection/thunderstorm chances. Highs are expected to reach the low to mid 90s away from the immediate coast.

LONG TERM /SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY/
Anticyclonic flow aloft, mainly across the Southeastern U.S., will prevail through early next week. Surface high pressure located along the New England coast will advect modestly dry air into the area despite the onshore flow, although some Atlantic moisture could move in far south into Southeast Georgia. The forecast features isolated showers in the afternoon/evening each day through early next week. Thunderstorms chances look slim at this juncture with little instability to work with and little to no forcing with a fairly strong capping inversion in place.
Convection chances could increase if additional moisture advection occurs, which for this time of year, is pretty easy to have happen. Temperatures should sit around normal or slightly above normal due to increased insolation.

AVIATION /18Z THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY/
Scattered showers and a few thunderstorms will continue along the east of I-95 through mid-afternoon, with coverage diminishing late afternoon and mainly dry conditions expected by sunset as upper subsidence develops. Localized downpours and some gusty winds are possible, but coverage of any stronger convective elements will be very limited. Low level moisture advection continues overnight as low pressure passes off the coast, but with persistent mixing and without a significant subsidence inversion to trap moisture in the BL there is no clear signal for prevailing sub- VFR conditions. At least scattered cloud coverage likely continues into the night for coastal areas (including the TAF sites), while clearing is more likely inland.

Extended Aviation Outlook: Mostly VFR conditions expected through Saturday. Flight restriction chances return Sunday with greater coverage of showers/thunderstorms, followed by brief flight restriction possibilities early next week within afternoon showers/thunderstorms.

MARINE
Today, the coastal waters of SE GA/SC will be positioned between a developing area of low pressure over the Gulf Stream and weak ridge across the Carolinas. This pattern should result in a tightening pressure gradient today, especially after the sea breeze develops early this afternoon. ENE winds are forecast to range from 10-15 kts with gusts exceeding 20 kts. Some locations across the coastal waters may approach Small Craft Advisory criteria winds this afternoon. Seas should build through the day, reaching 3-5 ft this afternoon.

Tonight, the low should accelerate to the northeast, gradually relaxing the pressure gradient across the nearshore waters. By late tonight, winds are expected to favor a northeast direction, speeds decreasing to 10 to 15 kts. Seas should decrease to 2-4 ft late tonight.

Rip Currents: Gusty east-northeast winds will remain along the beaches today. The winds should result in a moderate to strong longshore current. In addition, breaker heights may exceed 2 ft, especially along the SC coast, at 7 second periods. There is some potential that wind gusts could approach 25 mph, especially if the area of low pressure over the Gulf Stream deepens faster than anticipated. Given the combination of stronger longshore current, gusty winds, and larger breakers, and recent rip current activity; the rip risk will be moderate today.

Friday through Tuesday: A weak area of low pressure will reside off the Carolina coast Friday. Broad high pressure inland will result in winds initially out of the north/northeast. But with the low quickly departing into the Atlantic Friday night, winds will briefly veer out of the southwest Saturday with speeds dropping to 5-10 kt.
Easterly winds will return Sunday as high pressure builds in from the north. Wind speeds will average 10-15 kt with seas 2 to 4 feet through early next week.

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 9 mi55 minENE 14G17 83°F29.95
41033 40 mi77 minENE 18G23 80°F 81°F29.9476°F
41067 40 mi75 min 81°F4 ft
41008 - GRAYS REEF - 40 NM Southeast of Savannah, GA 41 mi35 minNE 12G14 80°F 82°F4 ft29.9277°F


Wind History for Fort Pulaski, GA
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisSkyWeatherAirDewPtRHinHg
KSVN HUNTER AAF,GA 6 sm22 minENE 10G1510 smMostly Cloudy84°F75°F74%29.91
KSAV SAVANNAH/HILTON HEAD INTL,GA 13 sm31 minENE 14G2210 smMostly Cloudy86°F70°F59%29.94
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Tide / Current for Isle of Hope, Skidaway River, Georgia
   
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Isle of Hope
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Thu -- 01:16 AM EDT     Moonset
Thu -- 02:33 AM EDT     7.26 feet High Tide
Thu -- 06:17 AM EDT     Sunrise
Thu -- 08:26 AM EDT     1.18 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 12:54 PM EDT     Moonrise
Thu -- 03:17 PM EDT     6.72 feet High Tide
Thu -- 08:31 PM EDT     Sunset
Thu -- 08:51 PM EDT     1.65 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Isle of Hope, Skidaway River, Georgia, Tide feet
12
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5.4
1
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6.5
2
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7.2
3
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7.2
4
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6.4
5
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5
6
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3.4
7
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2
8
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1.3
9
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1.3
10
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1.9
11
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2.9
12
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4.1
1
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5.2
2
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6.2
3
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6.7
4
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6.5
5
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5.6
6
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4.3
7
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3
8
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2
9
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1.7
10
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2.1
11
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3


Tide / Current for Savannah River Entrance, Georgia Current
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Savannah River Entrance
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Thu -- 01:16 AM EDT     Moonset
Thu -- 02:53 AM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Thu -- 05:51 AM EDT     -1.56 knots Max Ebb
Thu -- 06:16 AM EDT     Sunrise
Thu -- 09:05 AM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Thu -- 11:44 AM EDT     1.61 knots Max Flood
Thu -- 12:53 PM EDT     Moonrise
Thu -- 03:32 PM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Thu -- 06:55 PM EDT     -1.49 knots Max Ebb
Thu -- 08:30 PM EDT     Sunset
Thu -- 09:41 PM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
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Savannah River Entrance, Georgia Current, knots
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1.5
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1.2
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0.7
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-0.1
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-1
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-1.5
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-1.6
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-1.4
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-1
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-0.1
10
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0.9
11
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1.5
12
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1.6
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1.4
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1
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0.4
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-0.4
5
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-1.1
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-1.4
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-1.5
8
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-1.3
9
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-0.7
10
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0.3
11
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1.1


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