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 100535
CWFMHX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
135 AM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

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

AMZ100-101345-
135 AM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT WILL STALL OVER THE AREA THURSDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY. THE STALLED FRONT WILL WEAKEN AND DISSIPATE OVER THE
WEEKEND. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE REGION EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

AMZ130-101345-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
135 AM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT...THEN 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ131-101345-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
135 AM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ135-101345-
PAMLICO SOUND-
135 AM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT...
THEN 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ136-101345-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
135 AM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ137-101345-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
135 AM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ150-101345-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
135 AM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT
2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ152-154-101345-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
135 AM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ156-101345-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
135 AM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ158-101345-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
135 AM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$





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