Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
1219 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-061315-
1219 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 THROUGH TUESDAY. QUIET
AND SEASONABLE WEATHER WILL OCCUR MID-WEEK AHEAD OF AN ARCTIC FRONT,
WHICH IS EXPECTED TO CROSS OFFSHORE LATE THURSDAY. ARCTIC HIGH
PRESSURE WILL AFFECT THE AREA WATERS THIS WEEKEND...WITH ITS CENTER
MOVING OVERHEAD EARLY SUNDAY.

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AMZ250-061315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
1219 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. RAIN WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. 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.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 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.

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AMZ252-061315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
1219 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
RAIN WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.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 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 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 TO 3 FT...
THEN 1 TO 2 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ254-061315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT
20 NM-
1219 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
RAIN WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.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...N WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING NW 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 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 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.

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AMZ256-061315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT
20 NM-
1219 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
RAIN WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...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. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...N 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.
GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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