Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
323 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-210315-
323 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA TO
SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES...
STRONG ONSHORE WINDS WILL PERSIST TODAY AS HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDS
INTO THE CAROLINAS WHILE LOW PRESSURE MOVES NORTHEAST PARALLEL TO
THE SE U.S. COAST...AND PASSING JUST OFFSHORE AND EAST OF THE
CAROLINA COASTS LATE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE AREA WATERS AND OFFSHORE SUNDAY INTO MONDAY. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL FOLLOW AND BUILD DOWN THE EAST COAST ON
TUESDAY...BRINGING ANOTHER NORTHEAST SURGE.

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AMZ250-210315-
SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
323 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT. RAIN LIKELY WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO
7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ252-210315-
CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
323 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH FEW GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4
TO 7 FT...HIEST FAR E PORTIONS. RAIN LIKELY WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. HIEST SEAS FAR
E PORTIONS. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO
7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ254-210315-
LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
323 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ISOLATED TSTMS. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY THIS
EVENING.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ256-210315-
MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM-
323 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH FEW GUSTS UP TO 30 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. ISOLATED TSTMS. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY THIS
EVENING.
.SUN...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

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