Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service WILMINGTON NC
309 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-230315-
309 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to
South Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles...
Weak high pressure will hold over the waters into Wednesday. A
strong cold front will approach the waters late Wednesday into
Thursday then move offshore Thursday night. Canadian high pressure
will follow Friday and Saturday. A coastal low may pass offshore
of the Carolina coast Sunday.

$$

AMZ250-230315-
Coastal waters from Surf City to Cape Fear NC out 20 nm-
309 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft...then 3 to 4 ft after
midnight. Scattered showers and tstms after midnight.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Scattered showers and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Showers and tstms likely.
.THU...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 kt...becoming NE 10 to 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft... building to 4 to
6 ft. A chance of showers and tstms through the night.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ252-230315-
Coastal waters from Cape Fear NC to Little River Inlet SC out 20 nm-
309 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers
and tstms after midnight.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft...then 3 ft in the
afternoon. Scattered showers and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Showers and tstms likely.
.THU...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt...becoming N after midnight. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...
building to 2 to 4 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft... building to 4 to
6 ft. A chance of showers and tstms through the night.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ254-230315-
Coastal waters from Little River Inlet to Murrells Inlet SC out
20 nm-
309 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Isolated showers and
tstms after midnight.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. A
chance of showers and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Showers and tstms likely.
.THU...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt...becoming N after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
A chance of showers and tstms.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
A chance of showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft... building to 4 to
6 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ256-230315-
Coastal waters from Murrells Inlet to South Santee River SC out
20 nm-
309 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Scattered showers and
tstms after midnight.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. A
chance of showers and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Showers and tstms likely.
.THU...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt...becoming N after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
A chance of showers and tstms.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
A chance of showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft... building to 5 to
7 ft. A chance of showers and tstms through the night.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

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