Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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000 FZUS52 KMHX 211105 CWFMHX COASTAL WATERS FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC 705 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 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 AMZ100-212315- 705 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014 .SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS... A WEAK TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL LIFT NORTHEAST ALONG THE COAST EARLY THIS MORNING. A COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE WEST TODAY AND MOVES ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT. COOL HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE AREA DURING THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK. $$ AMZ130-212315- ALBEMARLE SOUND- 705 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. .WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. .THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING... THEN 1 FT. .FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ AMZ131-212315- ALLIGATOR RIVER- 705 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. .WED...NW WINDS 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. .THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. .THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. $$ AMZ135-212315- PAMLICO SOUND- 705 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING. .TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 3 FT. .THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT...THEN 1 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ AMZ136-212315- PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS- 705 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014 .TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. $$ AMZ137-212315- NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS- 705 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014 .TODAY...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. .WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. .FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. $$ AMZ150-212315- S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM- 705 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING... .TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS... DECREASING TO 4 SECONDS THIS AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING. .TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. .WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NEAR SHORE...SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...EXCEPT 4 TO 6 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. $$ AMZ152-212315- S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM- 705 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING... .TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING. .TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. .WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. $$ AMZ154-212315- S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY- 705 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING... .TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING. .TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 4 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. .THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. $$ AMZ156-212315- S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM- 705 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING. .TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. .WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. .THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. .SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. $$ AMZ158-212315- S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM- 705 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014 .TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING. .TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. .WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT... EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. .THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. .SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. $$

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