Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
102 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

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102 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA TO
SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES...
AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT FROM THE NW WILL PUSH OFF THE CAROLINA
COAST AROUND DAYBREAK. HIGH PRESSURE WILL FOLLOW AND RIDGE ACROSS
THE AREA TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL DROP SOUTH ACROSS
THE AREA THURSDAY...STALLING JUST TO THE SOUTH FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.

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AMZ250-211230-
SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
102 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT OR LESS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ252-211230-
CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
102 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ254-211230-
LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
102 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 KT OR LESS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ256-211230-
MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM-
102 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING
W 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

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