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NWS Forecast

FZUS52 KILM 052047
CWFILM

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
347 PM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-060430-
347 PM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA TO
SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY WILL MOVE
EAST...REACHING THE CAROLINAS SATURDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP
OFF THE COAST SATURDAY NIGHT. THIS LOW SHOULD EXPLOSIVELY DEEPEN
OFFSHORE BRINGING RAIN...STRONG WINDS AND LARGE WAVES TO THE
COASTAL WATERS. A COLD FRONT ON MONDAY WILL BRING CANADIAN AIR
SOUTHWARD FOR TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.



AMZ250-060430-
SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
347 PM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING

GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING


TONIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT LOCALLY 6 FT NEAR FRYING PAN
SHOALS EARLY.

SAT
N 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.

SAT NIGHT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RAIN.

SUN
N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. RAIN.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.

MON
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

MON NIGHT
W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUE
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

WED
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 



AMZ252-060430-
CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
347 PM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING

GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING


TONIGHT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT LOCALLY 6 FT NEAR FRYING PAN
SHOALS EARLY.

SAT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.

SUN
N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

MON
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

MON NIGHT
W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUE
W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

WED
W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. 



AMZ254-060430-
LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
347 PM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

TONIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.

SAT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RAIN.

SUN
N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MON
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

MON NIGHT
W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUE
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

WED
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4
FT.



AMZ256-060430-
MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM-
347 PM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

TONIGHT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

SAT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.

SUN
N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MON
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

MON NIGHT
W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUE
W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WED
W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4
FT.



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