Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service WILMINGTON NC
316 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

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316 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

.Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to South
Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles...
A cold front to the west will cross the waters today. High pressure
will build in behind this front, moving offshore Friday and into the
weekend.

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Coastal waters from Surf City to Cape Fear NC out 20 nm-
316 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt late this
morning and early afternoon, then diminishing to 15 to 20 kt late.
Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft this afternoon. Isolated tstms
this morning. A chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 2 to 4 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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Coastal waters from Cape Fear NC to Little River Inlet SC out 20 nm-
316 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt late this
morning, then diminishing to 15 to 20 kt this afternoon. Seas 4 to
6 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft this afternoon. Isolated tstms this
morning. A chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
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-
316 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Showers likely with isolated
tstms this morning, then a slight chance of showers this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft after midnight.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 2 to 4 ft.
A chance of showers through the night.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

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Coastal waters from Murrells Inlet to South Santee River SC out
20 nm-
316 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Showers likely with isolated tstms this morning.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft after midnight.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft.
A chance of showers through the night.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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