Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
916 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-182215-
916 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA TO
SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES...
A COLD FRONT WILL DROP SOUTH ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY. WEAK HIGH
PRESSURE WILL FOLLOW TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...SLIDING OFFSHORE
THURSDAY NIGHT. A COMPLEX LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE WATERS
FRIDAY  WITH A STRONGER SYSTEM TO FOLLOW LATE IN THE WEEKEND.

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AMZ250-182215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
916 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT THIS AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ252-182215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
916 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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AMZ254-182215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT
20 NM-
916 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...THEN 3 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING E. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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AMZ256-182215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT
20 NM-
916 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...THEN 2 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING E. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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