Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
642 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-051915-
642 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA TO
SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES...
LOW PRESSURE MOVING ALONG A COASTAL FRONT...WILL TRACK NE OF THE
AREA LATER THIS MORNING. AFTER ITS PASSAGE...THE FRONT WILL GET
PULLED BACK OFFSHORE. THE NEXT LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL DEVELOP OVER
THE DEEP SOUTH LATE TODAY AND TRACK NE. THE OFFSHORE FRONT WILL GET
LIFTED BACK TO THE NORTH MON NIGHT THRU TUE...PARTIALLY MOVING
ONSHORE THE CAROLINA COASTS DURING THE DAY ON TUE BEFORE BEING
PULLED BACK OFFSHORE AFTER THIS NEXT LOW PASSES NE OF THE AREA BY
LATE TUE. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE AREA WED INTO THU. A
DRY COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS THU NIGHT...FOLLOWED BY
ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE FRI THRU SAT.

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AMZ250-051915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
642 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...
BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 4
TO 7 FT... SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN...MAINLY THIS
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT...THEN 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. RAIN WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N 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...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ252-051915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
642 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...
BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT LATE THIS MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
RAIN... MAINLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT...THEN 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
RAIN WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ254-051915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT
20 NM-
642 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP
TO 20 KT LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FT THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN...MAINLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
RAIN WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ256-051915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT
20 NM-
642 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP
TO 20 KT LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FT THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN...MAINLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
RAIN WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

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