Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
000
FZUS52 KILM 212344
CWFILM

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
644 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-220715-
644 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA TO
SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES...
NORTHEASTERLY FLOW WILL CONTINUE OVER THE WATERS TONIGHT AS WEAK LOW
PRESSURE EMERGES FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO. THIS LOW WILL MOVE UP THE
COAST MONDAY. A FRONT TRAILING THIS LOW WILL STALL OFF THE COAST
MONDAY NIGHT AND THEN MOVE ONSHORE ON TUESDAY. LOW PRESSURE MOVING
THROUGH THE OHIO VALLEY WEDNESDAY WILL PUSH A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE
WATERS ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE WEST
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.

$$

AMZ250-220715-
SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
644 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT 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.

$$

AMZ252-220715-
CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
644 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
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.

$$

AMZ254-220715-
LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
644 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
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.

$$

AMZ256-220715-
MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM-
644 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
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.

$$

8




USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.