Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
000
FZUS52 KMHX 211956
CWFMHX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
256 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

From S of Currituck Beach Light to N of Surf City NC out 20 NM...
including the Albemarle and Pamlico Sounds and the Monitor National
Marine Sanctuary

AMZ100-220715-
256 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
High pressure will continue to extend over the coastal waters from
the Western Atlantic through Thursday and produce a very warm
southerly flow across the region. A backdoor cold front will approach
the waters Thursday night then lift back north Friday. Another front
will move through the area Sunday night into early Monday. $$

AMZ130-220715-
Albemarle Sound-
256 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog after
midnight. Areas of fog late with vsby 1 NM or less.
.THU...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Areas of fog in the
morning with vsby 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves
1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ131-220715-
Alligator River-
256 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Patchy fog after
midnight. Areas of fog late with vsby 1 NM or less.
.THU...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. Areas of fog in the
morning with vsby 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ135-220715-
Pamlico Sound-
256 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft this evening,
then 1 ft. Patchy fog after midnight. Areas of fog late with vsby
1 NM or less.
.THU...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Areas of fog in the
morning with vsby 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ136-220715-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
256 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Patchy fog after
midnight. Areas of fog late with vsby 1 NM or less.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Areas of fog in the
morning with vsby 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Waves a moderate
chop, diminishing to light chop. A chance of showers.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ137-220715-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
256 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Patchy fog after
midnight. Areas of fog late with vsby 1 NM or less.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Areas of fog in the
morning with vsby 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...SW winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves flat, increasing to light chop in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ150-220715-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
256 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
11 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight. Areas of fog late with vsby
1 NM or less.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Areas of fog in the morning with vsby 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds around 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
A chance of showers.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ152-220715-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
256 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds. Isolated showers early this evening. Patchy fog after
midnight. Areas of fog late with vsby 1 NM or less.
.THU...SW winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Areas of fog in the morning with vsby 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant
period 9 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft. A slight
chance of showers.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds around 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ154-220715-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
256 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. Isolated showers early this evening. Patchy fog after
midnight. Areas of fog late with vsby 1 NM or less.
.THU...SW winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. Areas of fog in the morning with vsby 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A slight chance
of showers.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
A chance of showers.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ156-220715-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
256 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. Patchy fog after
midnight. Vsby 1 NM or less late.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. Areas of fog in
the morning with vsby 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds around 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy. A chance of showers.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ158-220715-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
256 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. Patchy fog after
midnight. Areas of fog late with vsby 1 NM or less.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. Areas of fog in
the morning with vsby 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop,
increasing to a moderate chop in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop. A
chance of showers.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a moderate
chop. A chance of showers.

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.