Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
630 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-250715-
630 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA TO
SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES...
LOW PRESSURE WELL OFFSHORE FROM THE SE U.S. COAST WILL TRACK TO THE
NE...FURTHER OFFSHORE AND AWAY FROM THE LOCAL WATERS TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY. DECENT SIZE GROUND SWELL FROM THIS LOW WILL AFFECT THE
LOCAL WATERS TONIGHT AND THRUOUT THIS WEEKEND. A COLD FRONT
APPROACHING FROM THE WEST EARLY THIS WEEKEND...WILL MOVE OFF THE
CAROLINA COASTS ACROSS THE LOCAL WATERS AND FINALLY OFFSHORE BY
MID TO LATE SATURDAY EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL FOLLOW AND AFFECT
THE AREA WATERS FROM SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY OF NEXT WEEK. THE NEXT
COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST DURING WEDNESDAY.

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AMZ250-250715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
630 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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AMZ252-250715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
630 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT... BUILDING TO 3 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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AMZ254-250715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT
20 NM-
630 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST SATURDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

AMZ256-250715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT
20 NM-
630 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST SATURDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT...THEN 2 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

DCH


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