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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KILM

FZUS52 KILM 221531
CWFILM

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
1031 AM EST Tue Jan 22 2019

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ200-222315-
1031 AM EST Tue Jan 22 2019

.Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to
South Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles...
High pressure moves offshore today. The next cold front will cross
the waters Thursday with Gale conditions possible. High pressure
then builds in over weekend.



AMZ250-222315-
Coastal waters from Surf City to Cape Fear NC out 20 nm-
1031 AM EST Tue Jan 22 2019

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

REST OF TODAY
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 10 kt late.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.

TONIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers after
midnight.

WED
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 ft,
building to 4 to 6 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers.

WED NIGHT
S winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft after midnight. A
chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after
midnight.

THU
S winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Showers.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

FRI
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

SAT
NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 ft. 



AMZ252-222315-
Coastal waters from Cape Fear NC to Little River Inlet SC out 20 nm-
1031 AM EST Tue Jan 22 2019

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

REST OF TODAY
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 10 kt late. Seas
3 to 4 ft.

TONIGHT
SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
after midnight.

WED
S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft in the afternoon. A
chance of showers.

WED NIGHT
S winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft
after midnight. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers
likely after midnight.

THU
S winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Showers, mainly in
the morning.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

FRI
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

SAT
NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 ft. 



AMZ254-222315-
Coastal waters from Little River Inlet to Murrells Inlet SC out
20 nm-
1031 AM EST Tue Jan 22 2019

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

REST OF TODAY
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

TONIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers after midnight.

WED
SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.

WED NIGHT
S winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. A chance of showers in
the evening, then showers after midnight.

THU
SW winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Showers, mainly in the
morning.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

FRI
NW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

SAT
NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 



AMZ256-222315-
Coastal waters from Murrells Inlet to South Santee River SC out
20 nm-
1031 AM EST Tue Jan 22 2019

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

REST OF TODAY
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

TONIGHT
SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
after midnight.

WED
SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.

WED NIGHT
S winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Showers.

THU
SW winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Showers, mainly in the morning.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

FRI
NW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

SAT
NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 



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