Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
351 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-041530-
351 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA TO
SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES...
A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL REMAIN NEAR THE CAROLINA COASTS
THROUGH WED...ALONG WITH SEVERAL AREAS OF LOW PRESSURE MOVING NE
ALONG THIS BOUNDARY. ONE OF THESE LOWS WILL MOVE ACROSS THE SC
COAST THIS AFTERNOON...AND ALONG THE NC COAST THIS TONIGHT. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL FINALLY EXTEND BACK OVER THE AREA WATERS THURSDAY
INTO FRI. LOW PRESSURE AND ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE
AREA WATERS FROM THE WEST ON SAT. THE LOW WILL PUSH ACROSS THE
AREA WATERS AND OFFSHORE BY EARLY SUN... FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE
FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEKEND AND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ250-041530-
SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
351 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT...UP TO 7 FT OFF CAPE FEAR. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...UP TO 7 FT OFF CAPE FEAR. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT...THEN
2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ252-041530-
CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
351 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 3 FT... THEN 2 TO 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ254-041530-
LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
351 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ256-041530-
MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM-
351 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT...THEN
2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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