Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
313 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-201615-
313 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA TO
SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES...
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY
NIGHT. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTH ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY AND
THEN REMAIN IN CLOSE PROXIMITY THROUGH THE WEEKEND. WAVES OF LOW
PRESSURE WILL MOVE ALONG THIS BOUNDARY WITH THE LAST AND DEEPEST
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY. MARINE CONDITIONS MAY DETERIORATE AS EARLY
AS LATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING WHEN SEA FOG COULD RESULT IN
REDUCED VISIBILITY. SHOWERS AND SOME THUNDERSTORMS WILL HAVE THE
POTENTIAL TO BRING GUSTS TO AT LEAST GALE FORCE SUNDAY AND SUNDAY
NIGHT ALONG WITH WIDESPREAD POOR VISIBILITY IN HEAVY RAIN.

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AMZ250-201615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
313 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING SW THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. AREAS OF FOG LATE.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ252-201615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
313 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...THEN 2 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. AREAS OF FOG LATE.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ254-201615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT
20 NM-
313 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...THEN 2 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. AREAS OF FOG LATE.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.


WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ256-201615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT
20 NM-
313 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...THEN 2 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. AREAS OF FOG LATE.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.


WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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