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AMZ200-291200-
606 PM EST Mon Nov 28 2022

.Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to
South Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles...
High pressure will continue to build into the area tonight with
improving marine conditions. A cold front will cross the waters on
Wednesday. High pressure will return for the remainder of the
week.

AMZ250-291200-
Coastal waters from Surf City to Cape Fear NC out 20 nm-
606 PM EST Mon Nov 28 2022

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Wave Detail: NW 3 ft at 6 seconds and NE 2 ft at 9 seconds.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Wave Detail: NE 2 ft at
5 seconds and S 1 ft at 6 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Wave Detail: E 2 ft at 5 seconds and SE 2 ft at 4 seconds.
A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Wave Detail: S 4 ft
at 5 seconds and E 1 ft at 10 seconds. A slight chance of tstms.
A chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N after midnight.
Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Wave Detail: S 4 ft at
6 seconds and E 1 ft at 11 seconds. A chance of showers in the
evening.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Wave Detail: NE 3 ft at 10 seconds and NW 4 ft at
5 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E in the evening, then
becoming SE after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas 3 to
4 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.AMZ250-291215-
Coastal waters from Surf City to Cape Fear NC out 20 nm-
606 PM EST Mon Nov 28 2022

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A slight chance of
tstms. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely in
the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N after midnight.
Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers in the
evening.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E in the evening, then
becoming SE after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas 3 to
4 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.


AMZ252-291200-
Coastal waters from Cape Fear NC to Little River Inlet SC out
20 nm-
606 PM EST Mon Nov 28 2022

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Wave Detail: SW 3 ft at 6 seconds and SE 1 ft at
9 seconds.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Wave Detail: SW 1 ft at
5 seconds and NE 1 ft at 5 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: SE 2 ft at 4 seconds and E
1 ft at 6 seconds. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Wave Detail: S 4 ft
at 5 seconds and E 1 ft at 8 seconds. A slight chance of tstms. A
chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N after midnight.
Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Wave Detail: S 4 ft at
6 seconds and E 1 ft at 11 seconds. A chance of showers in the
evening.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Wave Detail: NW 3 ft at 4 seconds and NE 2 ft at 5 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.AMZ252-291215-
Coastal waters from Cape Fear NC to Little River Inlet SC out
20 nm-
606 PM EST Mon Nov 28 2022

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers after
midnight.
.WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A slight chance of
tstms. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely in
the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N after midnight.
Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers in the
evening.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.


AMZ254-291200-
Coastal waters from Little River Inlet to Murrells Inlet SC out
20 nm-
606 PM EST Mon Nov 28 2022

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: NE 2 ft at 9 seconds and SW 2 ft at
6 seconds.
.TUE...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Wave Detail: NE 2 ft at
5 seconds and S 1 ft at 5 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Seas
2 ft. Wave Detail: SE 2 ft at 4 seconds and E 1 ft at 5 seconds.
A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Wave Detail: S 4 ft at 5 seconds and SE 1 ft at 9 seconds.
A slight chance of tstms. A chance of showers in the morning,
then showers likely in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Wave Detail: S 4 ft
at 6 seconds and E 1 ft at 12 seconds. A chance of showers in the
evening.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Wave Detail: NW
3 ft at 5 seconds and E 2 ft at 8 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas 3 to
4 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.AMZ254-291215-
Coastal waters from Little River Inlet to Murrells Inlet SC out
20 nm-
606 PM EST Mon Nov 28 2022

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Seas
2 ft. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A slight chance of tstms. A chance of showers in the
morning, then showers likely in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
in the evening.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas 3 to
4 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.


AMZ256-291200-
Coastal waters from Murrells Inlet to South Santee River SC out
20 nm-
606 PM EST Mon Nov 28 2022

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming
NE after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: NE 2 ft at
9 seconds and W 2 ft at 5 seconds.
.TUE...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Wave Detail: NE 2 ft at
5 seconds and S 1 ft at 5 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: E 2 ft at 5 seconds and SE 2 ft at
4 seconds. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Wave Detail: S 4 ft at 5 seconds and E 1 ft at 8 seconds. A
slight chance of tstms. A chance of showers in the morning, then
showers likely in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming N
with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Wave
Detail: S 4 ft at 5 seconds and E 1 ft at 9 seconds. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Wave Detail: NE 3 ft at 7 seconds and S 3 ft at 5 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.AMZ256-291215-
Coastal waters from Murrells Inlet to South Santee River SC out
20 nm-
606 PM EST Mon Nov 28 2022

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming
NE after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A slight chance of tstms. A chance of showers in the
morning, then showers likely in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming N
with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance
of showers in the evening.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.