Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
1033 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-042245-
1033 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA TO
SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES...
A WEAK LOW WILL MOVE NORTHEAST ALONG A TROUGH STALLED OVER THE
AREA. THIS LOW WILL PASS JUST EAST OFF THE COAST TODAY AND NORTH
OF THE AREA TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND BACK OVER THE AREA
THU INTO FRIDAY. LOW PRESSURE AND ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE WEST ON SATURDAY.

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AMZ250-042245-
SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
1033 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...UP TO 7 FT OFF CAPE FEAR. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT...THEN
2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ252-042245-
CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
1033 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT EARLY THIS
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 3 FT... THEN 2 TO 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ254-042245-
LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
1033 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY LATE THIS MORNING...THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ256-042245-
MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM-
1033 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6
FT THIS AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY LATE THIS
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT...THEN
2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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