Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
316 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-011630-
316 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA TO
SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OFFSHORE THIS MORNING. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM
AND ITS ACCOMPANYING COLD FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS THE AREA LATER
TONIGHT THRU MONDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL FOLLOW AND BUILD IN FROM THE
WEST MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH THE MID-WEEK PERIOD. THE NEXT  LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM MAY AFFECT THE AREA LATE NEXT WEEK AS IT  RISES
NORTHEAST OUT OF THE GULF OF MEXICO TO OFF THE SOUTHEAST U.S. COAST
LATE NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ250-011630-
SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
316 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE MONDAY
NIGHT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING SW LATE THIS MORNING...
THEN BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8
FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10
FT. SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW
10 KT OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ252-011630-
CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
316 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE MONDAY
NIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT. SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ254-011630-
LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
316 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE MONDAY
NIGHT...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT...THEN 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9
FT. SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO
10 KT OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN
1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ256-011630-
MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM-
316 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE MONDAY
NIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW
25 TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...INCREASING TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

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