Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
1215 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-211315-
1215 AM 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...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND SOUTH OVER THE WATERS OVERNIGHT INTO
SUNDAY. LATE SUNDAY NIGHT AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL EMERGE FROM
THE GULF OF MEXICO THEN MOVE UP THE COAST MONDAY. A FRONT TRAILING
THE LOW WILL STALL OFF THE COAST MONDAY NIGHT THEN MOVE ONSHORE
TUESDAY. LOW PRESSURE MOVING THROUGH THE OHIO VALLEY WEDNESDAY
WILL PUSH A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE WATERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE WEST ON THURSDAY.

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AMZ250-211315-
SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
1215 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP
TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

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AMZ252-211315-
CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
1215 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING
TO 6 TO 9 FT. SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

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AMZ254-211315-
LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
1215 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP
TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

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AMZ256-211315-
MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM-
1215 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN.
.MON...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
6 FT. SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

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