Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
353 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

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353 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA TO
SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES...
A WAVE OF LOW PRESSURE ALONG AN OFFSHORE FRONT WILL MOVE NORTH OF
THE AREA THIS MORNING AND BEGIN TO STRENGTHEN. A SLOW MOVING UPPER
LOW WILL MOVE OVERHEAD TONIGHT. LOW PRESSURE WILL SLOWLY MOVE
OFFSHORE AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE AREA EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ250-051530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
353 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING...

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

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ252-051530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
353 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING...

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

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ254-051530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT
20 NM-
353 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING...

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

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ256-051530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT
20 NM-
353 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP
TO 25 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
THIS AFTERNOON. SCATTERED TSTMS AND SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15
TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4
FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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