Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
931 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-032130-
931 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA TO
SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES...
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WELL OFFSHORE FROM THE NC COAST WILL CONTINUE TO
MOVE FARTHER AWAY FROM THE U.S. MAINLAND THROUGH TODAY. BACK-
SWELL FROM THIS SYSTEM WILL AFFECT THE AREA WATERS THRU TONIGHT.
HIGH PRESSURE FROM THE NORTHWEST WILL MOVE OVERHEAD TONIGHT...AND
EAST OF THE AREA WATERS INTO THE MID-WEEK PERIOD BUT WILL CONTINUE
TO EXTEND BACK OVER THE WATERS. A DEVELOPING COASTAL LOW OVER THE
BAHAMAS DURING THE MID-WEEK PERIOD...WILL LIFT NORTHEAST AND
PARALLEL THE SOUTHEAST U.S. COAST DURING THE MID TO LATE WEEK
PERIOD.

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AMZ250-032130-
SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
931 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING SE THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING SE 10 KT OR LESS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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AMZ252-032130-
CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
931 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING SE THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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AMZ254-032130-
LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
931 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING SE THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT OR LESS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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AMZ256-032130-
MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM-
931 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING NE 10 KT OR LESS LATE
THIS MORNING...THEN BECOMING SE 10 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3
FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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