Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service WILMINGTON NC
615 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-240615-
615 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to
South Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles...
A strong cold front will approach the waters tonight into Thursday
then move offshore Thursday night. Canadian high pressure will follow
Friday and Saturday. A coastal low may pass offshore of the Carolina
coast early next week.

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Coastal waters from Surf City to Cape Fear NC out 20 nm-
615 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms this evening, then showers and tstms likely after midnight.
.THU...N winds 10 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft...
subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon. Showers and tstms likely.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 kt...becoming NE after midnight. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. A
slight chance of showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NE 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...NE 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.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft...subsiding to 5 to 7
ft. A chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ252-240615-
Coastal waters from Cape Fear NC to Little River Inlet SC out 20 nm-
615 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms this evening, then showers and tstms likely after
midnight.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft... subsiding to 2 to
3 ft in the afternoon. Showers and tstms likely.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 kt...becoming N after midnight. Seas 3 ft.
Showers and tstms likely.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. A slight chance of showers
and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NE 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...NE 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.
A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ254-240615-
Coastal waters from Little River Inlet to Murrells Inlet SC out
20 nm-
615 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. A
chance of showers and tstms this evening, then showers and tstms
likely after midnight.
.THU...SW winds 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Showers and tstms likely.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 kt...becoming N after midnight. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.FRI...NE winds 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NE 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 ft...then 2 to 4 ft after midnight. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft...
building to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ256-240615-
Coastal waters from Murrells Inlet to South Santee River SC out
20 nm-
615 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms, mainly after midnight.
.THU...W winds 10 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.FRI...NE winds 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NE 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

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