Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
703 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-311830-
703 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA TO
SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL NUDGE INTO THE AREA TODAY BETWEEN AN APPROACHING
COLD FRONT FROM THE WEST AND A WEAK AREA OF LOW PRESSURE ALONG A
STALLED FRONT OFFSHORE. STRONG LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP OFFSHORE
FROM THE NC COAST SAT AND BOMB AS IT ACCELERATES TO THE NE THIS
WEEKEND. ITS ASSOCIATED POWERFUL COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION
DURING SAT FOLLOWED BY STRONG COLD CANADIAN HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING
ACROSS THE AREA FOR THE REMAINDER OF THIS WEEKEND. THE CENTER OF
THIS HIGH WILL TRACK OVERHEAD MON THROUGH TUE.

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AMZ250-311830-
SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
703 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...UP TO 5 FT OUTER WATERS OFF CAPE FEAR. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...UP TO 4 FT
OUTER WATERS OFF CAPE FEAR. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7
FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 2
TO 3 FT...THEN 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ252-311830-
CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
703 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...UP TO 5 FT FAR E PORTIONS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 7
FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 40 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...THEN 2 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ254-311830-
LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
703 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7
FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 2
TO 3 FT...THEN 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...THEN 2 FT.

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AMZ256-311830-
MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM-
703 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25
KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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