Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service WILMINGTON NC
322 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-181615-
322 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to South
Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles...
High pressure will move offshore with a weak pressure gradient
continuing for the next couple of days. Low pressure developing along
a cold front will cross the area Wednesday evening.

$$

AMZ250-181615-
Coastal waters from Surf City to Cape Fear NC out 20 nm-
322 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft, then 2 ft this afternoon. A
slight chance of rain this afternoon. Patchy fog this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft. A
slight chance of rain. Areas of fog.
.TUE...W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft, then 2 ft after
midnight. A chance of rain.
.WED...W winds 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft in the
morning, then 1 to 2 ft. Rain likely.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 kt, becoming NE 20 to 25 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft after midnight. Rain likely.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

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AMZ252-181615-
Coastal waters from Cape Fear NC to Little River Inlet SC out 20 nm-
322 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...W winds 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 1 to
2 ft, then 2 ft this afternoon. A slight chance of rain. Patchy fog
this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A chance of rain. Areas of fog.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of rain.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft in the
morning, then 1 to 2 ft. Rain likely.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NE 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft after midnight. Rain
likely.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

AMZ254-181615-
Coastal waters from Little River Inlet to Murrells Inlet SC out
20 nm-
322 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 1 to
2 ft. A slight chance of rain. Patchy fog this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of rain. Areas of fog.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft in the morning, then 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain.
.WED...SW winds 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 1 to 2 ft, then 2 ft in the afternoon. Rain likely.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Gusts
up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Rain likely.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

AMZ256-181615-
Coastal waters from Murrells Inlet to South Santee River SC out
20 nm-
322 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 1 to
2 ft, then 2 ft this afternoon. A slight chance of rain this
morning, then a chance of rain this afternoon. Patchy fog this
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of rain. Areas
of fog.
.TUE...W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft in the morning, then 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 1 to 2 ft. A slight chance of rain.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft,
then 2 ft in the afternoon. A chance of rain.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain likely.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

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