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
000
FZUS52 KMHX 260216
CWFMHX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
916 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

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

AMZ100-261030-
916 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH OFFSHORE TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN
SUNDAY THEN SLIDE OFFSHORE MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A COLD FRONT
WILL CROSS THE REGION WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BUILD IN BEHIND THE FRONT FRIDAY.

$$

AMZ130-261030-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
916 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST SUNDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN
1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ131-261030-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
916 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST SUNDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
WAVES ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
LATE THIS EVENING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT.
.MON...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ135-261030-
PAMLICO SOUND-
916 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST SUNDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ136-261030-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
916 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ137-261030-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
916 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ150-261030-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
916 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NEAR
SHORE, SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ152-154-261030-
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-
916 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ156-261030-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
916 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... INCREASING TO VERY ROUGH.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...
DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ158-261030-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
916 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW THEN DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY LATE.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...
DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY. 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.