Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
1254 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-071315-
1254 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA TO
SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES...
LOW PRESSURE OFFSHORE OF FLORIDA WILL RAPIDLY INTENSIFY AND TRACK NE
OFFSHORE OF THE CAROLINAS LATE OVERNIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY. THE
POWERFUL LOW WILL TRACK AWAY FROM THE AREA AND FARTHER OUT TO SEA
SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL MONDAY
FOLLOWED BY A COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE MONDAY NIGHT. A DRY ARCTIC AIR
MASS WILL FOLLOW THROUGH MID-WEEK.

$$

AMZ250-071315-
SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
1254 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EST THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE THIS
EVENING...THEN RAIN.
.SUN...N WINDS 35 TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...
THEN 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

AMZ252-071315-
CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
1254 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EST THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...N WINDS 35 TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT... SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

AMZ254-071315-
LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
1254 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EST THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...N WINDS 35 TO 40 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W 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.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...
THEN 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

AMZ256-071315-
MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM-
1254 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EST THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 35 TO 40 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...
THEN 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

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