Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
1208 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

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1208 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA TO
SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES...
LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE NORTHEASTWARD ABOUT 30 MILES OFF THE
COAST EARLY THIS MORNING. A FRONT TRAILING THIS LOW WILL STALL
OFFSHORE MONDAY NIGHT...THEN WILL MOVE ONSHORE ON TUESDAY. LOW
PRESSURE MOVING THROUGH THE OHIO VALLEY WEDNESDAY WILL PUSH A COLD
FRONT ACROSS THE WATERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD
IN FROM THE WEST CHRISTMAS DAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

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AMZ250-221315-
SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
1208 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. RAIN.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
AND VERY LIGHT DRIZZLE.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...
BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ252-221315-
CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
1208 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 3 FT NEAR SHORE. RAIN.
.MON...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
AND VERY LIGHT DRIZZLE.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ254-221315-
LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
1208 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN.
.MON...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
AND VERY LIGHT DRIZZLE.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ256-221315-
MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM-
1208 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN.
.MON...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
AND VERY LIGHT DRIZZLE.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

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