Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
943 PM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-221015-
943 PM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA TO
SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES...
A LOW PRESSURE CENTER WILL TRACK NORTHEAST ALONG A LINGERING FRONTAL
BOUNDARY INTO TONIGHT. A POTENT AND COMPLEX LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL
TRACK FROM THE GULF COAST STATES...NORTHEAST ACROSS THE WESTERN
CAROLINAS LATE SUNDAY AND SLOWLY NORTHEAST TO THE MID ATLANTIC
STATES BY TUESDAY. THE AREA WATERS WILL PRIMARILY RESIDE IN THE MILD
AIRMASS THRU THE WEEKEND WHICH WILL MAINTAIN THE POTENTIAL FOR SEA
FOG THRU SUNDAY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS COULD ALSO REACH SEVERE
LIMITS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

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AMZ250-221015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
943 PM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EST SUNDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.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.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ252-221015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
943 PM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EST SUNDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ254-221015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT
20 NM-
943 PM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EST SUNDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT... BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.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.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ256-221015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT
20 NM-
943 PM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EST SUNDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.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.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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