Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
326 PM EDT Wed May 23 2018

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-240330-
326 PM EDT Wed May 23 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 will drop south across the area Thursday morning,
then will stall across South Carolina and dissipate by Friday. Low
pressure developing across the Gulf of Mexico this weekend will bring
increasing southerly swell Sunday and Monday, and more widespread
showers and thunderstorms.

$$

AMZ250-240330-
Coastal waters from Surf City to Cape Fear NC out 20 nm-
326 PM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming W
10 kt late. Seas 3 ft. Scattered showers and tstms.
.THU...NW winds 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
A chance of showers and tstms.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.FRI...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers and
tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 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, diminishing to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, building to 4 to 5 ft. A
chance of showers and tstms.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ252-240330-
Coastal waters from Cape Fear NC to Little River Inlet SC out 20 nm-
326 PM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 10 kt late. Seas
3 ft. Isolated showers and tstms.
.THU...NW winds 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
A chance of showers and tstms.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of 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 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 5 ft. A
chance of showers and tstms.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft.
Showers and tstms likely.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ254-240330-
Coastal waters from Little River Inlet to Murrells Inlet SC out
20 nm-
326 PM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing
to 10 kt late. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Scattered showers and tstms this
evening.
.THU...W winds 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft. A
chance of showers and tstms.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of 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 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. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 5 ft. A
chance of showers and tstms.
.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.

$$

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Coastal waters from Murrells Inlet to South Santee River SC out
20 nm-
326 PM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing
to 10 kt late. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Isolated showers and tstms this
evening.
.THU...SW winds 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft. A
chance of showers and tstms.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of 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 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. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 4 to 5 ft. A
chance of showers and tstms.
.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.

$$

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