Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
1130 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-262315-
1130 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA TO
SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES...
SUMMER-LIKE PATTERN TO DEVELOP INTO THE WEEKEND AS HIGH PRESSURE
BECOMES ANCHORED OFFSHORE. A WEAKENING COLD FRONT MAY BRING A FEW
SHOWERS LATE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. A STRONGER FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL
BRING RAIN AND ROUGHER SEAS EARLY NEXT WEEK. GUSTS TO 20 KT CAN BE
EXPECTED EACH AFTERNOON INSHORE DUE TO A STRONG SEA BREEZE.

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AMZ250-262315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
1130 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 KT INSHORE. SEAS 3
FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...THEN
4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ252-262315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
1130 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 KT INSHORE. SEAS 2
TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT...
THEN 2 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ254-262315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT
20 NM-
1130 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING S EARLY...THEN
INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT...
THEN 2 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...S 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. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ256-262315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT
20 NM-
1130 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING S EARLY...THEN
INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT...THEN 2 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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