Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
618 PM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

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618 PM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA TO
SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES...
A POTENT AND COMPLEX LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL TRACK FROM THE GULF
COAST STATES ACROSS THE WESTERN CAROLINAS TONIGHT...AND SLOWLY
NORTHEAST TO OFF THE DELMARVA COAST MONDAY...AND OFF CAPE COD ON
TUESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL RIDGE IN FROM THE SOUTH DURING WEDNESDAY
FOLLOWED BY A COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE EARLY ON THURSDAY.

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AMZ250-230715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
618 PM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 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. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ252-230715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
618 PM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE
THIS EVENING...THEN BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS EVENING...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.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...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 FT...THEN 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ254-230715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT
20 NM-
618 PM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS EVENING... THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ256-230715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT
20 NM-
618 PM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT LATE
THIS EVENING...THEN BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THIS EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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