Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
000
FZUS52 KILM 040229
CWFILM

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
1029 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-041015-
1029 PM 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...
BACKSWELL FROM LOW A PRESSURE SYSTEM DEPARTING OFF INTO THE DISTANT
ATLANTIC WATERS WILL SLOWLY WANE THROUGH TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
SHIFT EAST OF THE WATERS BUT WILL CONTINUE TO EXTEND BACK OVER THE
SOUTHEAST AND LOCAL WATERS INTO MID WEEK. A DEVELOPING COASTAL LOW
OVER THE BAHAMAS DURING THE MID-WEEK PERIOD WILL LIFT NORTHEAST AND
PARALLEL THE SOUTHEAST U.S. COAST DURING THE UPCOMING MID TO LATE
WEEK PERIOD.

$$

AMZ250-041015-
SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
1029 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 FT...THEN 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ252-041015-
CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
1029 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ254-041015-
LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
1029 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 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 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ256-041015-
MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM-
1029 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 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 WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.