Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
1026 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-232215-
1026 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA TO
SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES...
INCREASING NORTHEAST WINDS WILL OCCUR ACROSS THE AREA WATERS THRU
WEDNESDAY AS STRONG HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS SOUTHWARD ALONG THE
EASTERN SEABOARD AND A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE STRENGTHENS JUST
OFFSHORE FROM THE GA...SC AND NC COASTS. SLOWLY IMPROVING
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED LATE IN THE WEEK AND WEEKEND...AS THE
TROUGH DISSIPATES AND HIGH PRESSURE RIDGES IN FROM THE NW.

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AMZ250-232215-
SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
1026 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
RAIN WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ252-232215-
CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
1026 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN WITH ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT...EXCEPT UP TO 8 FT FAR E PORTIONS. RAIN WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT UP TO 8 FT
FAR E PORTIONS. SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY
IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ254-232215-
LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
1026 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT THIS
AFTERNOON. RAIN WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT. RAIN WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ256-232215-
MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM-
1026 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN
WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$
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