Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
606 AM EDT Tue May 28 2024

Surf City NC to South Santee River SC out 20 NM

AMZ200-282315-
606 AM EDT Tue May 28 2024

.Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to
South Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles...
A weak front will stall in the area today with isolated showers
and thunderstorms possible. The front will cross the waters
tonight followed by weak high pressure for midweek. Much stronger
high pressure will overspread the area late this week into the
upcoming weekend.

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AMZ250-282315-
Coastal waters from Surf City to Cape Fear NC out 20 nm-
606 AM EDT Tue May 28 2024

.TODAY...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: SW 3 ft at
5 seconds and SE 1 ft at 8 seconds. A slight chance of showers
this morning. A slight chance of tstms. A chance of showers this
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: S 2 ft at 5 seconds and SE 2 ft at
8 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the evening.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft. Wave Detail: SE 2 ft at 7 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
2 ft. Wave Detail: S 2 ft at 5 seconds and SE 2 ft at 9 seconds.
.THU...N winds 10 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Wave Detail: SE 2 ft at 9 seconds and N 1 ft at 3 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
Wave Detail: SE 2 ft at 9 seconds and NW 1 ft at 3 seconds.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ252-282315-
Coastal waters from Cape Fear NC to Little River Inlet SC out
20 nm-
606 AM EDT Tue May 28 2024

.TODAY...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: S 2 ft at
6 seconds. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms
early this morning. A slight chance of showers late this morning
and afternoon. A slight chance of tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: S 2 ft at 5 seconds and SE 1 ft at
8 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the evening.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft. Wave Detail: SE 2 ft at 7 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
2 ft. Wave Detail: SW 2 ft at 4 seconds and SE 2 ft at 9 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: SE 2 ft
at 9 seconds and NW 1 ft at 3 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
Wave Detail: SE 2 ft at 9 seconds and W 1 ft at 3 seconds.
.FRI...N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ254-282315-
Coastal waters from Little River Inlet to Murrells Inlet SC out
20 nm-
606 AM EDT Tue May 28 2024

.TODAY...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: S 2 ft at
5 seconds and SE 1 ft at 8 seconds. A slight chance of showers
early this morning. A slight chance of showers and tstms this
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: S 2 ft at 5 seconds and SE 1 ft at
8 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the evening.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft. Wave Detail: SE 2 ft at 7 seconds and NW 1 ft at 2 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 2 ft. Wave Detail: S 2 ft at 5 seconds and SE 2 ft at
9 seconds.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: SE 2 ft at 9 seconds and
NW 1 ft at 3 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
Wave Detail: W 1 ft at 3 seconds and SE 1 ft at 4 seconds.
.FRI...N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ256-282315-
Coastal waters from Murrells Inlet to South Santee River SC out
20 nm-
606 AM EDT Tue May 28 2024

.TODAY...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: SW 2 ft at
5 seconds and SE 1 ft at 8 seconds. A slight chance of showers
this morning. A slight chance of showers and tstms late.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: S 2 ft at 5 seconds and SE 2 ft at
8 seconds.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft. Wave Detail: S 2 ft at 6 seconds and SE 2 ft at 8 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 2 ft. Wave Detail: SE 2 ft at 8 seconds and SW 1 ft at
3 seconds.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: N 2 ft at 3 seconds and
SW 1 ft at 3 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
Wave Detail: N 1 ft at 3 seconds and SE 1 ft at 9 seconds.
.FRI...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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