Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
1223 PM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-200015-
1223 PM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to South
Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles...
A cold strong cold front will move across the waters late this
afternoon. High pressure will pass by well to the north over the
weekend while low pressure approaches early next week.

$$

AMZ250-200015-
Coastal waters from Surf City to Cape Fear NC out 20 nm-
1223 PM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft after midnight.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft,
building to 4 to 6 ft. A chance of rain through the night.
.MON...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft, building to 8 to 11 ft.
A chance of rain through the day, then rain likely through the
night.

$$

AMZ252-200015-
Coastal waters from Cape Fear NC to Little River Inlet SC out 20 nm-
1223 PM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft. A chance of rain through the night.
.MON...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft, building to 7 to 10 ft. Rain
likely through the day, then a chance of rain through the night.

$$

AMZ254-200015-
Coastal waters from Little River Inlet to Murrells Inlet SC out
20 nm-
1223 PM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6
ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft,
subsiding to 2 to 3 ft in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft. A chance of rain through the night.
.MON...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft. Rain
likely through the day, then a chance of rain through the night.

$$

AMZ256-200015-
Coastal waters from Murrells Inlet to South Santee River SC out
20 nm-
1223 PM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6
ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft after midnight.
.FRI...NE winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft,
building to 5 to 7 ft. A chance of rain through the night.
.MON...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft, building to 7 to 9 ft.
Rain likely.

$$

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