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Conway, SC

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Sunrise 7:05AMSunset 5:08PM Friday December 6, 2019 10:38 AM EST (15:38 UTC) Moonrise 2:07PMMoonset 1:38AM Illumination 72% Phase: Waxing Gibbous; Moon at 10 days in cycle
NOTE: Some of the data on this page has not been verified and should be used with that in mind. It may and occasionally will, be wrong. The tide reports are by xtide and are NOT FOR NAVIGATION.
Marine Forecasts
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AMZ254 Coastal Waters From Little River Inlet To Murrells Inlet Sc Out 20 Nm- 729 Am Est Fri Dec 6 2019
Today..SE winds 5 kt, becoming S late this morning and afternoon. Seas 1 foot, then 2 ft this afternoon. A chance of sprinkles early this afternoon. A chance of rain late.
Tonight..NE winds 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 ft. A chance of rain.
Sat..NE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Sat night..NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Sun..NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming se. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
Mon..SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers through the day.
Tue..SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
AMZ200 729 Am Est Fri Dec 6 2019
Synopsis for coastal waters from surf city north carolina to south santee river south carolina out to 20 nautical miles.. High pressure shifts east today as a cold frontal passage occurs tonight. Winds shift from S to nw tonight, then ne and gusty Saturday behind the front. Increasingly rough seas are expected to develop next week as a coastal low develops offshore.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Conway, SC
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Area Discussion for - Wilmington, NC
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FXUS62 KILM 061421 AFDILM

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Wilmington NC 921 AM EST Fri Dec 6 2019

SYNOPSIS. After a brief warmup today, a cold front will bring light rain late today and tonight, followed by cooling and drying into the weekend. Noticeablbe warming to follow Monday and Tuesday ahead of a cold front on Wednesday, brings a chance of rain midweek.

UPDATE/. Changes few, patches of light rain late today and tonight, brisk and cooler Saturday in wake of a cold front. Weak radar echos much of today will be identification of virga, until column RH increases late, to allow rain drops to reach terra firma and the 0-20 nm waters by nightfall.

NEAR TERM /THROUGH SATURDAY/. High pressure shifts to the east today and brings a return of southerly winds and warmer afternoon temperatures. Afternoon highs today will range between the lower to mid 60s for NC and the mid to upper 60s for SC, which is on the warm side of normal for early December. A fast moving cold front will push through the Carolinas tonight and bring chances for light rain and gusty conditions heading into Saturday as high pressure builds to the north. Expect clear skies for Saturday with temperatures returning into the mid to upper 50s, which is just below normal for this time of year.

SHORT TERM /SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT/. With surface high pressure building down from the northeast, a wedge develops over the region Saturday night through Sunday. This will keep temps slightly below normal, particularly inland. A coastal trough develops Sunday afternoon, and with it there's a slight chance of rain Sunday afternoon and evening moving in from offshore. The wedge begins to erode Sunday night as parent high moves further offshore to the NE and return flow develops. Temps Sunday night around 50 degrees with a slight warming trend through the night. Rain chances also increase Sunday night through Monday morning as weak low-level isentropic lift develops from the south.

LONG TERM /MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY/. Significant warming trend develops Monday and Tuesday with a broad surface high over the western Atlantic and strong return flow over the SE. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain throughout Monday as a warm front lifts north, with highs around 70 degrees. Forcing mechanisms weaken Monday night through early Tuesday, but can't rule out few light showers. Under strong WAA, temps Monday night only get down to around 60 degrees, which is climatological high for this time of year, and temps remain pretty steady throughout the night. Warming continues Tuesday with highs reaching the low 70s, and possibly higher depending on any breaks in the clouds. Gusty Tuesday afternoon with slight chance of rain.

Rain chances increase Tuesday night with the passage of a cold front. Cooling trend develops Wednesday through Thursday as high pressure builds in from the NW behind the front, with slightly below normal temps. Clearing skies and a dry trend Wednesday. GFS keeps things dry into Thursday, but the Euro has been inconsistent, with the latest 0z run of the Euro removing the rain chances that were there for Thurs from the 12z run. Therefore lowered POPs for Thursday afternoon, and may be lowered more if the dry trend continues.

AVIATION /14Z FRIDAY THROUGH TUESDAY/. Upper-level clouds on the increase ahead of a cold front. Conditions will continue to be VFR through the current 6-hour period as southerly winds 5-10 knots develop across the area. Late this afternoon and early this evening, the cold front will pass and mid- level clouds will develop which could bring brief MVFR conditions and a shower or two. At the moment, moderate confidence that all terminals will stay VFR. Southerly winds ahead of the front will veer slowly throughout the day and into tonight, becoming N/NE-erly by daybreak on Saturday.

Extended Outlook . Mostly VFR. TEMPO MVFR conditions possible, associated with a cold front, tonight and again Sun into Mon. VFR by mid-week.

MARINE. Little concern offshore today with slight wind shift to the south for a more onshore direction at under 10 kts. Wave heights today under 2 feet, but seas are expected to increase Saturday between 3 and 5 feet between 4 and 6 seconds as cold front passes bringing a hard wind shift tonight with winds into Saturday up to 20 kts with gusts to 25 kts. Small craft should exercise caution Saturday if offshore, especially between 10 and 20 NM.

Conditions near advisory criteria continue Saturday night through midday Sunday as increased NE flow remains on edge of inland wedge, with winds between 15-20 kts and seas 3-5 ft every 7 seconds. A coastal trough develops Sunday afternoon, decreasing winds and briefly decreasing wave heights. Onshore flow around 10 kts develops Sunday night veering to southerly Monday afternoon. Seas decrease some Sunday evening before increasing to 4-6 ft every 8-9 seconds overnight Sun-Mon and remaining elevated through early Wednesday due to long southeasterly fetch off around a broad high over the Western Atlantic. SCA will likely be needed Mon-Wed, especially for NC waters. Seas Tuesday into Wednesday will consist of a decaying SE swell of 3-4 ft every 9 sec and a building SW wind wave of 4-5 ft every 5-6 sec. A cold front moves through the area Tuesday night, with weakened northerly winds Wednesday and seas decreasing to 2-4 ft by the afternoon. High pressure builds in Thursday, with increased NE winds and seas increasing to 3-5 ft.

ILM WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. SC . None. NC . None. MARINE . None.



SYNOPSIS . 8 NEAR TERM . MCK UPDATE . MJC SHORT TERM . VAO LONG TERM . VAO AVIATION . 21 MARINE . MCK/VAO


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
MROS1 - 8661070 - Springmaid Pier, SC 14 mi51 min 57°F
41024 - Sunset Nearshore (SUN 2) 30 mi31 min NNE 3.9 G 3.9 55°F 56°F1025.4 hPa
41119 30 mi79 min 56°F1 ft
NIWS1 - North Inlet-Winyah Bay Reserve, SC 35 mi114 min NW 1.9 48°F 1024 hPa45°F

Wind History for Springmaid Pier, SC
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Airport Reports
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Myrtle Beach International Airport, SC12 mi43 minNNW 410.00 miFair53°F48°F83%1024.9 hPa
North Myrtle Beach Grand Strand Airport, SC17 mi46 minN 010.00 miFair57°F50°F78%1024.8 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Conway, RR. bridge, Waccamaw River, South Carolina
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Conway
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Fri -- 01:37 AM EST     Moonset
Fri -- 04:25 AM EST     0.62 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 07:07 AM EST     Sunrise
Fri -- 10:28 AM EST     1.20 feet High Tide
Fri -- 02:06 PM EST     Moonrise
Fri -- 04:49 PM EST     0.86 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 05:07 PM EST     Sunset
Fri -- 10:52 PM EST     1.21 feet High Tide
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Tide / Current Tables for Keysfield, Waccamaw River, South Carolina
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Fri -- 01:37 AM EST     Moonset
Fri -- 03:17 AM EST     0.75 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 07:06 AM EST     Sunrise
Fri -- 09:18 AM EST     1.34 feet High Tide
Fri -- 02:07 PM EST     Moonrise
Fri -- 03:41 PM EST     1.03 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 05:07 PM EST     Sunset
Fri -- 09:42 PM EST     1.36 feet High Tide
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