Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service WILMINGTON NC
532 AM EST Wed Jan 24 2018

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

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532 AM EST Wed Jan 24 2018

.Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to South
Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles...
High pressure to the west will build over the waters through Thursday.
A dry cold front will move across the waters later tonight, increasing
northwest flow early Thursday. The high will move overhead on Friday
and shift offshore for the weekend. A cold front will bring showers
to the area on Sunday.

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Coastal waters from Surf City to Cape Fear NC out 20 nm-
532 AM EST Wed Jan 24 2018

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming W
10 kt this afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft. A
chance of showers through the day, then showers likely through the
night.

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Coastal waters from Cape Fear NC to Little River Inlet SC out 20 nm-
532 AM EST Wed Jan 24 2018

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming NW
10 kt late this morning and early afternoon, then becoming W late.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 2 to 4 ft after midnight.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft.
A chance of showers through the night.
.SUN...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft. A
chance of showers through the day, then showers likely through the
night.

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Coastal waters from Little River Inlet to Murrells Inlet SC out
20 nm-
532 AM EST Wed Jan 24 2018

.TODAY...N winds 10 kt, becoming W this afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft, building to 3 ft after midnight.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, then
2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers through the night.
.SUN...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Showers
likely.

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Coastal waters from Murrells Inlet to South Santee River SC out
20 nm-
532 AM EST Wed Jan 24 2018

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 10 kt late this
morning, then diminishing to 10 kt or less early this afternoon,
becoming W late. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 2 to 4 ft after midnight.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to
5 to 7 ft. Showers likely.

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