Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service WILMINGTON NC
248 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-201415-
248 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to South
Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles...
High pressure will dominate into the weekend as a moderate easterly
swell persists. Northeast and east winds will turn southerly early
next week ahead of a strong cold front with Small Craft Advisory
conditions possibly developing beginning late Monday.

$$

AMZ250-201415-
Coastal waters from Surf City to Cape Fear NC out 20 nm-
248 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TODAY...N winds 10 kt, becoming E late. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 kt or less. Seas 3 ft, subsiding to 2 ft after
midnight.
.SAT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...E winds 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft,
building to 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft,
subsiding to 5 to 7 ft. A chance of tstms through the day. A chance
of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ252-201415-
Coastal waters from Cape Fear NC to Little River Inlet SC out 20 nm-
248 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TODAY...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 kt or less. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...E winds 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 2 to 4 ft in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft,
building to 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers through the day, then
showers likely through the night.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft,
subsiding to 5 to 7 ft. A chance of tstms through the day. A chance
of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ254-201415-
Coastal waters from Little River Inlet to Murrells Inlet SC out
20 nm-
248 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TODAY...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 kt or less. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...E winds 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 3 ft, building to 2 to 4 ft in the afternoon. Isolated showers.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft after midnight.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft,
building to 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft,
subsiding to 4 to 6 ft. A chance of tstms through the day. A chance
of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ256-201415-
Coastal waters from Murrells Inlet to South Santee River SC out
20 nm-
248 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TODAY...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Isolated showers.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft,
building to 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft,
subsiding to 4 to 6 ft. A chance of tstms through the day. A chance
of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

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