Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
615 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

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615 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA TO
SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES...
WAVES OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE ALONG A STALLED FRONT AND BRING
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AND A PROLONGED PERIOD OF POOR MARINE
CONDITIONS THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN ON
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. LOW PRESSURE MAY IMPACT THE AREA EARLY NEXT
WEEK.

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COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
615 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT...THEN 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ252-240615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
615 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 30 KT LATE THIS EVENING. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
TSTMS AND SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT
20 NM-
615 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT LATE
THIS EVENING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT. TSTMS AND SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ256-240615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT
20 NM-
615 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE
THIS EVENING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT. TSTMS AND SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.


WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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