Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
916 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-081015-
916 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA TO
SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES...
A POWERFUL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OFFSHORE OF NORTH CAROLINA WILL
RAPIDLY INTENSIFY AND TRACK NORTHEAST. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL
PREVAIL MONDAY...FOLLOWED BY A COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE LATE MONDAY
NIGHT. A DRY ARCTIC AIR MASS WILL FOLLOW FOR THE MID TO LATE WEEK
PERIOD.

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AMZ250-081015-
SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
916 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST MONDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE THIS EVENING.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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AMZ252-081015-
CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
916 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST MONDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE THIS EVENING.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

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AMZ254-081015-
LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
916 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST MONDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

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AMZ256-081015-
MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM-
916 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST MONDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40
KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

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