Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
126 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

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126 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA TO
SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES...
A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS THE AREA FROM THE WEST EARLY THIS
MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND DOWN THE COAST FROM THE NORTH
MID AND LATE WEEK...BRINGING A PROLONGED AND STRENGTHENING
NORTHEAST SURGE. SWELL FROM DISTANT HURRICANE EDOUARD WILL IMPACT
THE WATERS TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

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SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
126 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ252-161315-
CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
126 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ254-161315-
LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
126 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ256-161315-
MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM-
126 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT...THEN 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT...THEN 2 TO
4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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