Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
425 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-051630-
425 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA TO
SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES...
HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED WELL OFFSHORE FROM CAPE HATTERAS...WILL
RIDGE WEST ACROSS THE AREA WATERS THRU WED. A COASTAL LOW IS
EXPECTED TO FORM IN THE BAHAMAS DURING THE MID TO LATE WEEK
PERIOD...AND MEANDER OFF OR ALONG THE SOUTHEAST U.S. COAST
LATE THIS WEEK AND INTO THE UPCOMING WEEKEND.

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AMZ250-051630-
SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
425 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO OCCASIONALLY 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE TO E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...UP TO 5 FT SOUTH PORTIONS LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ252-051630-
CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
425 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT... UP TO 5 FT FAR E PORTIONS LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ254-051630-
LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
425 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT...THEN
2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ256-051630-
MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM-
425 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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