Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
325 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-031630-
325 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA TO
SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES...
A COLD FRONT STALLED NEAR SAVANNAH WILL RETURN NORTH THIS
EVENING...ALLOWING A MUCH WARMER AND MORE HUMID AIRMASS INTO THE
AREA. AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE CAROLINAS
THURSDAY...WITH COLD HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN THURSDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY.

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AMZ250-031630-
SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
325 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...BECOMING E
10 TO 15 KT THIS MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW
WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ252-031630-
CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
325 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...BECOMING E
10 TO 15 KT THIS MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN. AREAS OF DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ254-031630-
LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
325 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS
MORNING...

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

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AMZ256-031630-
MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM-
325 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE
10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT THIS
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN THIS AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
A CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS AT TIMES.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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