Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
918 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-232115-
918 AM 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...
High pressure will remain in the region through tonight. A weak cold
front will drop into the area Thursday, slow down and dissipate over
the area late Friday. High pressure will return to the waters on
Saturday and Sunday.

$$

AMZ250-232115-
Coastal waters from Surf City to Cape Fear NC out 20 nm-
918 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with
gusts up to 20 kt this afternoon. Seas 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms late this morning, then a chance of showers and
tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. A
chance of showers and tstms.
.THU...N 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 to 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms through the day.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft. A
chance of showers and tstms through the day, then showers and tstms
likely through the night.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ252-232115-
Coastal waters from Cape Fear NC to Little River Inlet SC out 20 nm-
918 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, then 3 ft
this afternoon. A slight chance of showers and tstms late this
morning, then a chance of showers and tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft, then 3 ft after midnight. A chance of 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 slight chance of showers
and tstms.
.FRI...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft.
Showers and tstms likely.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ254-232115-
Coastal waters from Little River Inlet to Murrells Inlet SC out
20 nm-
918 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with
gusts up to 20 kt late. Seas 3 ft. A slight chance of showers and
tstms late this morning, then a chance of showers and tstms this
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft after midnight. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU...NW 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...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of showers and
tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...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 6 ft.
Showers and tstms likely.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ256-232115-
Coastal waters from Murrells Inlet to South Santee River SC out
20 nm-
918 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 10 kt early
this afternoon, then increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to
20 kt late. Seas 2 to 4 ft, then 3 ft this afternoon. A slight
chance of showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft after midnight. A
chance of showers and tstms.
.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...E 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 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft.
Showers and tstms likely.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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