Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
108 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

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108 AM 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 TODAY...MOVING
OFFSHORE WEDNESDAY MORNING. DEEPENING LOW PRESSURE OFF THE OUTER
BANKS WILL BRING ELEVATED NW WINDS THU AND FRI...ACCOMPANIED BY
GUSTY RAIN SHOWERS.

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AMZ250-031315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
108 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

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

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ252-031315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
108 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

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

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ254-031315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT
20 NM-
108 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...A FEW GUSTS TO 25 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...5 FT OUTER WATERS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...
THEN 1 TO 2 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ256-031315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT
20 NM-
108 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...A FEW GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW 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.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
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.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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