Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
318 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-030315-
318 PM EDT MON MAY 2 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 VERY SLOWLY APPROACH THE WATERS...FINALLY MOVING
OFFSHORE WEDNESDAY MORNING. ANOTHER COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE
ACROSS THE WATERS THURSDAY. UNSETTLED WEATHER IS EXPECTED FOR
MUCH OF THE WEEK.

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AMZ250-030315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
318 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...BECOMING
SW 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS...
MAINLY THIS EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 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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AMZ252-030315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
318 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...BECOMING
SW 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS...
MAINLY THIS EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 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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AMZ254-030315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT
20 NM-
318 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...MAINLY THIS EVENING.
.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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AMZ256-030315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT
20 NM-
318 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 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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