Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
943 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

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943 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA TO
SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES...
A COLD FRONT WILL SINK SOUTHWARD...CROSSING THE AREA WATERS LATE
TONIGHT THRU EARLY WED. HIGH PRESSURE WILL FOLLOW AND BUILD ACROSS
THE AREA FROM THE NORTH WED NIGHT THRU THU NIGHT. A MORE DYNAMIC COLD
FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS THE AREA BY LATE FRI. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
FOLLOW FOR THE WEEKEND.

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AMZ250-290915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
943 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT...HIGHEST OUTER WATERS OFF CAPE FEAR. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT...EXCEPT UP TO 5 FT OUTER WATERS OFF CAPE FEAR.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 FT...THEN 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...
THEN 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
943 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NW. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT...EXCEPT UP TO 5 FT FAR E PORTIONS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT...EXCEPT UP TO 5 FT FAR E PORTIONS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ254-290915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT
20 NM-
943 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ256-290915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT
20 NM-
943 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 FT...THEN 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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