Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
1017 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-232145-
1017 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA TO
SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES...
WAVES OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE ALONG A STALLED FRONT AND BRING BOUTS
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AND A PROLONGED PERIOD OF POOR MARINE
CONDITIONS INTO THURSDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN ON FRIDAY AND
PERSIST THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

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AMZ250-232145-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
1017 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT THIS AFTERNOON. WIDESPREAD TSTMS
WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING...THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIDESPREAD TSTMS AND
NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. TSTMS AND SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...THEN 3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ252-232145-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
1017 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT THIS AFTERNOON. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
WIDESPREAD TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIDESPREAD TSTMS AND
NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
TSTMS AND SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ254-232145-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT
20 NM-
1017 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...INCREASING
TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT THIS AFTERNOON. WIDESPREAD TSTMS WITH A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING...THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. WIDESPREAD TSTMS AND NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ256-232145-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT
20 NM-
1017 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...
INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT THIS AFTERNOON. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
NUMEROUS TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIDESPREAD TSTMS AND NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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