Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
358 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-301530-
358 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA TO
SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES...
SWELL FROM DISTANT HURRICANE GASTON WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MID-WEEK.
TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT WILL PASS BY TO OUR NORTH THROUGH
WEDNESDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA FRIDAY AS
ANOTHER TROPICAL CYCLONE...CURRENTLY IN THE SOUTHEAST GULF OF
MEXICO...ACCELERATES TO THE NORTHEAST. WE WILL CONTINUE TO MONITOR
THE TROPICS AND THE POTENTIAL IMPACT ON OUR WATERS LATE WEEK.

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AMZ250-301530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
358 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...BECOMING
NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO
20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.FRI...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.


WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ252-301530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
358 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...E WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO
20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...BECOMING N
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.FRI...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.


WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ254-301530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT
20 NM-
358 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...BECOMING N
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.FRI...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT... BUILDING TO 5 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ256-301530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT
20 NM-
358 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...BECOMING N
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.FRI...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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