Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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000 FZUS52 KMHX 230522 CWFMHX COASTAL WATERS FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC 122 AM EDT WED APR 23 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 AMZ100-231330- 122 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014 .SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS... A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN BEHIND THE FRONT WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY THEN MOVE OFF THE COAST THURSDAY NIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA FRIDAY AND CROSS THE REGION EARLY SATURDAY. $$ AMZ130-231330- ALBEMARLE SOUND- 122 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014 .REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN 1 FT. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO AROUND 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT...THEN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ AMZ131-231330- ALLIGATOR RIVER- 122 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014 .REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NW. WAVES A MODERATE 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...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. $$ AMZ135-231330- PAMLICO SOUND- 122 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY... .REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 25 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT. .WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT EARLY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO 2 FT. $$ AMZ136-231330- PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS- 122 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014 .REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NW. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. $$ AMZ137-231330- NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS- 122 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014 .REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NW. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. $$ AMZ150-231330- S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM- 122 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. .WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. .THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. .THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. .FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. $$ AMZ152-154-231330- S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM- S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY- 122 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING NW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. .WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. .THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. $$ AMZ156-231330- S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM- 122 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY... .REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING NW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. .WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 25 KT EARLY. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 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...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. .THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. .FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. $$ AMZ158-231330- S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM- 122 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014 .REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. .WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT... EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. .THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. .THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. .FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. $$

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