Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
1017 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-312230-
1017 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA TO
SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL NUDGE INTO THE AREA TODAY BETWEEN AN APPROACHING
COLD FRONT FROM THE WEST AND A WEAK AREA OF LOW PRESSURE ALONG A
STALLED FRONT OFFSHORE. STRONG LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP OFFSHORE
FROM THE NC COAST SAT AND STRENGTHEN AS IT ACCELERATES TO THE NE
THIS WEEKEND. ITS ASSOCIATED POWERFUL COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE
REGION DURING SAT FOLLOWED BY STRONG COLD CANADIAN HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDING ACROSS THE AREA FOR THE REMAINDER OF THIS WEEKEND. THE
CENTER OF THIS HIGH WILL TRACK OVERHEAD MON THROUGH TUE.

$$

AMZ250-312230-
SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
1017 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT...THEN 2 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7
FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 2
TO 3 FT...THEN 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

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AMZ252-312230-
CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
1017 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SAT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 7
FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 40 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...THEN 2 FT.

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AMZ254-312230-
LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
1017 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7
FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 2
TO 3 FT...THEN 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...THEN 2 FT.

$$

AMZ256-312230-
MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM-
1017 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO
25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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