Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
343 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-210415-
343 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA TO
SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES...
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY
NIGHT. WARM FRONT TO THE NORTH OF WATERS MAY DRIFT BACK SOUTH AS LOW
PRESSURE LIFTS OFF TO THE NORTHEAST. ANOTHER WAVE OF LOW PRESSURE
WILL AFFECT THE AREA WATERS THROUGH LATE SATURDAY BEFORE A MORE
POTENT STORM SYSTEM TRACKS UP THROUGH THE CAROLINAS ON SUNDAY. MARINE
CONDITIONS MAY DETERIORATE AS EARLY AS LATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY
MORNING WHEN SEA FOG COULD RESULT IN REDUCED VISIBILITY. SHOWERS AND
SOME THUNDERSTORMS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO BRING GUSTS TO AT LEAST
GALE FORCE SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT ALONG WITH WIDESPREAD POOR
VISIBILITY IN HEAVY RAIN.

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AMZ250-210415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
343 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 KT LATE THIS EVENING
AND EARLY MORNING...THEN BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF
TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ252-210415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
343 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT...THEN 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF
TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ254-210415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT
20 NM-
343 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT OR LESS LATE. SEAS
2 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF
TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ256-210415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT
20 NM-
343 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT LATE THIS
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF
TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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RGZ



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