Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
359 AM EDT Tue Aug 16 2022

Surf City NC to South Santee River SC out 20 NM

AMZ200-162015-
359 AM EDT Tue Aug 16 2022

.Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to
South Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles...
A meandering weak front will periodically move back and forth, or
even temporarily stall across the local waters during the
upcoming week. Winds generally on the light side due to the
relaxed surface pressure gradient with wind directions remaining
dynamic due to the meandering front and weak lows moving along it.
Seas will generally run 1 to 3 feet during this period.

$$

AMZ250-162015-
Coastal waters from Surf City to Cape Fear NC out 20 nm-
359 AM EDT Tue Aug 16 2022

.THROUGH 7 AM...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Showers likely. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.TODAY...SE winds 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
A slight chance of tstms. A chance of showers in the morning,
then showers likely in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of tstms. Showers likely,
mainly in the evening.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of tstms. A chance of showers,
mainly in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.THU...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A chance of tstms.
.SAT...W winds 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon and evening,
then becoming W after midnight. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ252-162015-
Coastal waters from Cape Fear NC to Little River Inlet SC out
20 nm-
359 AM EDT Tue Aug 16 2022

.THROUGH 7 AM...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TODAY...S winds 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A slight chance of tstms. A chance of showers in the
morning, then showers likely in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of
tstms. Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of tstms. A chance of showers,
mainly in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance
of showers and tstms.
.THU...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
tstms. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely
after midnight.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A chance of tstms. Showers likely .
.SAT...W winds 5 kt, becoming SW. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ254-162015-
Coastal waters from Little River Inlet to Murrells Inlet SC out
20 nm-
359 AM EDT Tue Aug 16 2022

.THROUGH 7 AM...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely.
.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of tstms. A chance of showers in the
morning, then showers likely in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of
tstms. Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of showers. A slight chance
of tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the evening, then a chance of showers and
tstms after midnight.
.THU...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
A chance of tstms.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon and
evening, then becoming SW after midnight. Seas 2 ft. A chance of
showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ256-162015-
Coastal waters from Murrells Inlet to South Santee River SC out
20 nm-
359 AM EDT Tue Aug 16 2022

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of
tstms. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely in
the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of
tstms. Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of showers
and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the evening, then a chance of showers and
tstms after midnight.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
tstms. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely
after midnight.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon, then
becoming S in the evening, becoming SW after midnight. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A chance of tstms. Showers likely .
.SAT...W winds 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon and evening,
then becoming SW after midnight. Seas 2 ft. A chance of tstms. A
chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$


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