Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service WILMINGTON NC
323 PM EST Sun Jan 21 2018

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-220415-
323 PM EST Sun Jan 21 2018

.Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to South
Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles...
High pressure will migrate slowly across the area and then offshore
later today. A cold front will approach from the west Monday night,
and then move offshore Tuesday, possibly bringing a period of Small
Craft Advisory conditions. High pressure will build in from the west
Wednesday through Friday.

$$

AMZ250-220415-
Coastal waters from Surf City to Cape Fear NC out 20 nm-
323 PM EST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt or less until early morning, becoming
light and variable. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 kt or less, increasing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 1 to 2 ft, then 2 ft in the afternoon. A slight chance of
showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft after midnight. A
slight chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Showers likely with isolated tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ252-220415-
Coastal waters from Cape Fear NC to Little River Inlet SC out 20 nm-
323 PM EST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt or less until early morning, becoming light
and variable. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 kt or less, increasing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 1 to 2 ft, then 2 ft in the afternoon. A slight chance of
showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft after midnight. A
slight chance of showers.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Showers likely with isolated tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ254-220415-
Coastal waters from Little River Inlet to Murrells Inlet SC out
20 nm-
323 PM EST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt or less until early morning, becoming light
and variable. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...E winds 10 kt or less, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
1 to 2 ft, then 2 ft in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft after midnight. A
chance of showers.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft,
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers with
isolated tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft after midnight.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ256-220415-
Coastal waters from Murrells Inlet to South Santee River SC out
20 nm-
323 PM EST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt or less until early morning, becoming light
and variable. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...E winds 10 kt or less, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 ft, then 2 ft in the afternoon. A slight
chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft after midnight. A
chance of showers.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
A chance of showers with isolated tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft after midnight.
.WED...N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

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