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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KILM

FZUS52 KILM 310726
CWFILM

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
326 AM EDT Sat Jul 31 2021

Surf City NC to South Santee River SC out 20 NM

AMZ200-312030-
326 AM EDT Sat Jul 31 2021

.Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to
South Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles...

A cold front dropping south tonight, will stall just inland from the
coast and weaken over the weekend. Another cold front will drop
southward early next week and again stall along the Carolina Coast
through midweek. Thunderstorm activity and coverage will increase in
the vicinity of both of these fronts, especially through much of
next week.



AMZ250-312030-
Coastal waters from Surf City to Cape Fear NC out 20 nm-
326 AM EDT Sat Jul 31 2021

THROUGH 7 AM
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft.

TODAY
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms.

TONIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.

SUN
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Showers and tstms likely.

MON
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 3 to
4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the morning, then showers
with tstms likely in the afternoon.

MON NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers. Tstms
likely, mainly in the evening.

TUE
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. A chance of tstms. Showers.

WED
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers likely. Tstms
likely through the day, then a chance of tstms through the night. 

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



AMZ252-312030-
Coastal waters from Cape Fear NC to Little River Inlet SC out 20 nm-
326 AM EDT Sat Jul 31 2021

THROUGH 7 AM
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

TODAY
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms.

TONIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.

SUN
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Showers and tstms likely.

MON
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms in the morning, then showers with tstms likely in the
afternoon.

MON NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers. Tstms
likely, mainly in the evening.

TUE
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. A chance of tstms. Showers.

WED
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers likely. Tstms
likely through the day, then a chance of tstms through the night. 

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



AMZ254-312030-
Coastal waters from Little River Inlet to Murrells Inlet SC out
20 nm-
326 AM EDT Sat Jul 31 2021

THROUGH 7 AM
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

TODAY
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms, mainly in the evening.

SUN
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms in
the morning, then a chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Showers and tstms likely.

MON
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms in the morning, then showers with tstms likely in the
afternoon.

MON NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers. Tstms
likely, mainly in the evening.

TUE
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
A chance of tstms. Showers.

WED
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Showers likely. Tstms likely through the day, then a chance of tstms
through the night. 

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



AMZ256-312030-
Coastal waters from Murrells Inlet to South Santee River SC out
20 nm-
326 AM EDT Sat Jul 31 2021

THROUGH 7 AM
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

TODAY
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms.

SUN
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms in
the morning, then a chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers and tstms likely.

MON
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms in the morning, then showers with tstms likely in the
afternoon.

MON NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers. Tstms likely, mainly in the
evening.

TUE
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft. A chance of tstms. Showers.

WED
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely. Tstms
likely through the day, then a chance of tstms through the night. 

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.