Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
1006 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-012315-
1006 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA TO
SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL DRIFT OFFSHORE TODAY WHILE A COASTAL TROUGH
STRENGTHENS OFF THE COAST. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA
MONDAY BEFORE STALLING SOUTH OF THE AREA MONDAY NIGHT. THE FRONT
WILL MOVE NORTH ACROSS THE AREA AS A WARM FRONT TUESDAY. ANOTHER
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS FROM THE WEST ON THURSDAY.

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AMZ250-012315-
SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
1006 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW WITH GUSTS UP TO
20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...THEN 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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AMZ252-012315-
CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
1006 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW WITH GUSTS UP TO
20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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AMZ254-012315-
LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
1006 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT OR LESS LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
RAIN LATE THIS MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP
TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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AMZ256-012315-
MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM-
1006 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT OR LESS THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP
TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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