Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service WILMINGTON NC
1159 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

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1159 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to South
Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles...
High pressure will build down behind weak cold front through
tonight. Another cold front will cross the waters on Friday followed
by high pressure over the weekend. This high pressure will move east
shifting further off shore through early next week.

$$

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Coastal waters from Surf City to Cape Fear NC out 20 nm-
1159 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt early. Seas 4
to 6 ft, 15 to 20 miles off the coast. 2 to 4 feet elsewhere.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Seas 2 to 3
ft.

.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft in the evening, then 1 to
2 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance
of rain through the night.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain.

$$

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Coastal waters from Cape Fear NC to Little River Inlet SC out 20 nm-
1159 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt early. Seas 4
to 6 ft, 15 to 20 miles off the coast. 2 to 4 feet elsewhere.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance
of rain through the night.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft. A
chance of rain.

$$

AMZ254-150015-
Coastal waters from Little River Inlet to Murrells Inlet SC out
20 nm-
1159 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt,
diminishing to 10 kt late. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft after midnight.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft in the morning, then 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt or less. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 ft. A chance of rain
through the night.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft. A
chance of rain.

$$

AMZ256-150015-
Coastal waters from Murrells Inlet to South Santee River SC out
20 nm-
1159 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 kt or less, becoming N after midnight. Seas
1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance
of rain through the night.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain.

$$

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