Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
618 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-040615-
618 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA TO
SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES...
A COLD FRONT WILL SLOWLY APPROACH THE WATERS TONIGHT...MOVING
OFFSHORE ON WEDNESDAY. DEEPENING LOW PRESSURE OFF THE OUTER BANKS
WILL BRING ELEVATED NW WINDS THU AND FRI...ACCOMPANIED BY ISOLATED
GUSTY RAIN SHOWERS. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE OVER THE WEEKEND.

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AMZ250-040615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
618 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 140 IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ252-040615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
618 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 140 IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...
THEN 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...THEN 2 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ254-040615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT
20 NM-
618 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 140 IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...THEN 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...THEN 2 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ256-040615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT
20 NM-
618 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 140 IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...
THEN 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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