Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
1200 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-260015-
1200 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA TO
SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES...
A COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM THE WEST WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST AND
ACROSS THE LOCAL WATERS THIS EVENING...AND WELL OFFSHORE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL FOLLOW AND AFFECT THE LOCAL WATERS  SUN
THRU TUE...WITH ITS CENTER MOVING OVERHEAD AND OFFSHORE MON THRU
TUE. THE NEXT EASTWARD MOVING COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE LOCAL
WATERS LATE WED.

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AMZ250-260015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
1200 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY DENSE SEA FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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AMZ252-260015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
1200 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY DENSE SEA FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING 10 KT OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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AMZ254-260015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT
20 NM-
1200 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY DENSE SEA FOG. VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

AMZ256-260015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT
20 NM-
1200 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY DENSE SEA FOG. VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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DCH



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