Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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FZUS72 KILM 280156
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
956 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

AMZ250-252-254-256-290000-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT
20 NM-
956 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

...HAZARDOUS SEA CONDITIONS POSSIBLE TUESDAY...

SMALL BOATERS VENTURING TO AND FROM THE ATLANTIC THROUGH LOCAL
AREA INLETS...MAY ENCOUNTER ROUGH SEA CONDITIONS DURING TUESDAY.
THIS WILL ESPECIALLY BE TRUE WHEN NAVIGATING THROUGH AREA INLETS
DURING AN OUTGOING TIDE AND AT THE SAME TIME...ENCOUNTERING AN
INCOMING SOLID 3 TO 4 FOOT...10 SECOND PERIOD...SE GROUND SWELL.
WAVES COULD NEARLY DOUBLE IN SIZE WHEN NAVIGATING THRU THESE
INLETS.

THIS HEALTHY SE GROUND SWELL IS BEING PRODUCED BY A DEEP LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM WELL OFFSHORE FROM THE SOUTHEAST U.S. COAST. THIS
LOW WILL MOVE NORTHEAST WITH TIME...FURTHER AWAY FROM THE U.S.
MAINLAND BY THE MID-WEEK PERIOD. THE SWELL WILL PEAK ACROSS THE
LOCAL WATERS DURING TUESDAY.

$$

DOUGH


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