Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
933 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-221015-
933 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA TO
SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD DOWN FROM THE NORTH AND RIDGE BACK ACROSS
THE WATERS THROUGH MID WEEK. AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE ACROSS FLORIDA
AND THE BAHAMAS WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY IS EXPECTED TO MOVE NORTHEAST
AND OFFSHORE OF THE CAROLINA WATERS LATE WEEK. A COLD FRONT...
APPROACHING FROM THE WEST...WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA ON SATURDAY.
HIGH PRESSURE WILL FOLLOW ON SUNDAY.

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AMZ250-221015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
933 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT.

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AMZ252-221015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
933 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
2 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.

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AMZ254-221015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT
20 NM-
933 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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AMZ256-221015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT
20 NM-
933 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT...THEN 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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