Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
1210 PM EDT Thu May 24 2018

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-250015-
1210 PM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to South
Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles...
A weak cold front in the area today will slowly dissipate tonight.
High pressure will briefly build across the waters Friday into
Saturday. The expanded circulation of low pressure that is expected
to develop across the Gulf of Mexico this weekend will bring
increasing seas Sunday and Monday along with numerous thunderstorms.
Small Craft Advisory conditions may develop as early as Sunday.

$$

AMZ250-250015-
Coastal waters from Surf City to Cape Fear NC out 20 nm-
1210 PM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Isolated showers
and tstms.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Isolated showers and tstms.
.FRI...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers
and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft, subsiding to 2 ft after
midnight. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...SW winds 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft. A
chance of tstms. A chance of showers.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ252-250015-
Coastal waters from Cape Fear NC to Little River Inlet SC out 20 nm-
1210 PM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Isolated showers
and tstms.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Isolated showers and
tstms.
.FRI...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A
chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft. A
chance of tstms. A chance of showers.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft.
Showers and tstms likely.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ254-250015-
Coastal waters from Little River Inlet to Murrells Inlet SC out
20 nm-
1210 PM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Isolated showers and
tstms.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft, subsiding to 2 ft after
midnight. Isolated showers and tstms.
.FRI...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of showers and
tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT...S winds 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 ft, building to 3 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of tstms. A
chance of showers.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
Showers and tstms likely.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ256-250015-
Coastal waters from Murrells Inlet to South Santee River SC out
20 nm-
1210 PM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Isolated showers and
tstms.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Isolated showers and tstms.
.FRI...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of showers and
tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.SAT...S winds 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft. A
chance of tstms. A chance of showers.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
Showers and tstms likely.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

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