Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-250330-
402 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.

$$

AMZ250-250330-
Coastal waters from Surf City to Cape Fear NC out 20 nm-
402 PM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Isolated showers and
tstms.
.FRI...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Isolated showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A 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 3 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft in the
afternoon. Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 5 to
7 ft after midnight. Showers and tstms likely.
.MON...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, then 4 ft. Showers and tstms
likely through the day, then a chance of showers and tstms through
the night.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ252-250330-
Coastal waters from Cape Fear NC to Little River Inlet SC out 20 nm-
402 PM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Isolated showers and
tstms.
.FRI...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Isolated showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A 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. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft in
the afternoon. Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.MON...S winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft.
Showers and tstms likely.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
Showers and tstms likely through the day, then a chance of showers
and tstms through the night.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ254-250330-
Coastal waters from Little River Inlet to Murrells Inlet SC out
20 nm-
402 PM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.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. Isolated 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.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft in
the afternoon. Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.MON...S winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
Showers and tstms likely.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
Showers and tstms likely through the day, then a chance of showers
and tstms through the night.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ256-250330-
Coastal waters from Murrells Inlet to South Santee River SC out
20 nm-
402 PM EDT Thu May 24 2018

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

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

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