Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
1039 AM EST WED MAR 1 2017

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

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1039 AM EST WED MAR 1 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA TO
SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES...
GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL PRECEDE A STRONG COLD FRONT WHICH WILL
CROSS THE WATERS EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD ACROSS THE AREA FROM THE WEST LATE WEEK BEFORE MOVING OFFSHORE
LATE THIS WEEKEND.

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AMZ250-012315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
1039 AM EST WED MAR 1 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ252-012315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
1039 AM EST WED MAR 1 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS
4 FT...THEN 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ254-012315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT
20 NM-
1039 AM EST WED MAR 1 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...
INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...
THEN 2 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ256-012315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT
20 NM-
1039 AM EST WED MAR 1 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... BUILDING
TO 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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