Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
619 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-061915-
619 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA TO
SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES...
A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE REGION TODAY...THEN EXITING NE
OF THE AREA EARLY THIS EVENING. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO
THE AREA TONIGHT THRU EARLY THU. AN ARCTIC FRONT WILL PUSH OFF THE
COAST AND OFFSHORE THU AFTERNOON AND EVENING. ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE
WILL AFFECT THE AREA WATERS THIS WEEKEND...WITH ITS CENTER MOVING
OVERHEAD EARLY SUNDAY.

$$

AMZ250-061915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
619 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE LATE THIS MORNING...THEN
BECOMING SW THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ISOLATED TSTMS. RAIN
THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...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.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...
THEN 1 TO 2 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ252-061915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
619 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

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

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

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ254-061915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT
20 NM-
619 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 20 KT...BECOMING S LATE THIS MORNING... THEN
BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO
5 TO 7 FT THIS AFTERNOON. ISOLATED TSTMS. RAIN THIS MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...THEN
1 TO 2 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ256-061915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT
20 NM-
619 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT LATE THIS
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ISOLATED TSTMS. RAIN THIS
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

DCH



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