Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
602 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-071830-
602 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA TO
SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES...
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL TODAY THROUGH EARLY THU. A COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE CAROLINA COASTS LATE THU AFTERNOON...AND
ACROSS THE LOCAL WATERS AND OFFSHORE THU EVENING. ARCTIC HIGH
PRESSURE WILL FOLLOW AND BUILD ACROSS THE AREA FRI THRU SAT...THEN
MODERATING DURING SUN. THE NEXT COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE WILL OCCUR MON.


$$

AMZ250-071830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
602 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT... BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

AMZ252-071830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
602 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.


$$

AMZ254-071830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT
20 NM-
602 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

AMZ256-071830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT
20 NM-
602 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

DCH



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