Coastal Waters Forecast
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000 FZUS52 KMHX 090313 CWFMHX COASTAL WATERS FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC 1013 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016 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 AMZ100-091115- 1013 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016 .SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS... A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA FROM THE WEST TONIGHT...FOLLOWED BY A SECONDARY FRONT ON TUESDAY. ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NORTHWEST TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY. AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA FRIDAY OR FRIDAY NIGHT $$ AMZ130-091115- ALBEMARLE SOUND- 1013 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016 .OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING. .TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING... THEN 1 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. $$ AMZ131-091115- ALLIGATOR RIVER- 1013 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016 .OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING. .TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. .TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. .WED...W WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. .THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. .SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES CHOPPY...INCREASING TO ROUGH. $$ AMZ135-091115- PAMLICO SOUND- 1013 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING... .OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING. .TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 3 FT. .WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 3 FT. .WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 3 FT. .THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 3 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. $$ AMZ136-091115- PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS- 1013 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016 .OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING. .TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. .TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. .WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. $$ AMZ137-091115- NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS- 1013 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016 .OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING. .TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. .TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. .WED...W WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. .THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. .FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. $$ AMZ150-091115- S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM- 1013 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING... .OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT... SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 14 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING. .TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT 4 TO 6 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. .TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT 4 TO 6 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. .WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NEAR SHORE...SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. .THU...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. .FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT. $$ AMZ152-154-091115- S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM- S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY- 1013 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING... .OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT...SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. .TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. .TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. .THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. $$ AMZ156-091115- S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM- 1013 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING... .OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. .TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. .TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. .WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. .THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO ROUGH. .SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... INCREASING TO VERY ROUGH. $$ AMZ158-091115- S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM- 1013 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING... .OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. .TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT 4 TO 6 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. .TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT 4 TO 6 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. .WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. .THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. .FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. .SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... INCREASING TO VERY ROUGH. $$

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