Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service WILMINGTON NC
958 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

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958 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to South
Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles...
Hurricane Jose will spin nearly stationary off the Mid-Atlantic coast
the next several days. Winds will remain relatively light across the
local waters this week as the pressure pattern remains flat, but
seas will build late in the week as Hurricane Maria approaches the
Bahamas, and SE swell moves onto the East Coast. Marie is expected to
pass offshore of the Carolinas next week.

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Coastal waters from Surf City to Cape Fear NC out 20 nm-
958 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 kt late. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...W winds 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft. A
chance of showers and tstms.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 kt or less. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.FRI...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft, then 2 to 4 ft in the afternoon. A
slight chance of showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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Coastal waters from Cape Fear NC to Little River Inlet SC out 20 nm-
958 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of showers
after midnight.
.THU...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 kt or less, becoming E after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.FRI...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A slight chance of showers and
tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 kt, diminishing to 10 kt or less after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft, building to 5 to 8 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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Coastal waters from Little River Inlet to Murrells Inlet SC out
20 nm-
958 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of showers
after midnight.
.THU...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 kt or less, becoming E after midnight. Seas
2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.FRI...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers and
tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 kt, diminishing to 10 kt or less after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft after midnight.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft
in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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Coastal waters from Murrells Inlet to South Santee River SC out
20 nm-
958 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 kt or less, becoming SE 10 kt or less after
midnight. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.FRI...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A slight chance of showers
and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft
after midnight. A slight chance of showers.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

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