Coastal Waters Forecast
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000 FZUS52 KMHX 310615 CWFMHX COASTAL WATERS FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC 215 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015 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 AMZ100-311415- 215 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015 .SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS... HIGH PRESSURE WILL CROSS SOUTH OF THE AREA TODAY. A COLD FRONT WILL DROP SOUTH THROUGH THE REGION LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY WEDNESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD NORTH OF THE REGION WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT THEN PASS OFFSHORE THURSDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST FRIDAY AND CROSS THE REGION SATURDAY. $$ AMZ130-311415- ALBEMARLE SOUND- 215 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015 .REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FT. .WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. .THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT... THEN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. $$ AMZ131-311415- ALLIGATOR RIVER- 215 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015 .REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. .TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT. .THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. .THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. .SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. $$ AMZ135-311415- PAMLICO SOUND- 215 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT...THEN 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. .TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING... THEN 1 FT. .THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. .THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. .SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. $$ AMZ136-311415- PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS- 215 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015 .REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. .TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. .WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .THU...S 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. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. $$ AMZ137-311415- NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS- 215 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015 .REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. .TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. .TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY. .SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. $$ AMZ150-311415- S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM- 215 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. .TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. .WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. .WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. .THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. $$ AMZ152-154-311415- S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM- S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY- 215 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. .TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. .TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. .WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. .WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. .SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ156-311415- S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM- 215 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. .TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. .TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. .WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. .WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. .THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. .THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. .FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... INCREASING TO VERY ROUGH. .SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ158-311415- S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM- 215 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. .TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. .TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. .WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. .WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. .THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. .THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. .FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... INCREASING TO ROUGH. .SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$

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