Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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000 FZUS52 KMHX 111433 CWFMHX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC 933 AM EST Mon Dec 11 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 AMZ100-112215- 933 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... High pressure will build south of the region today. Two dry cold fronts will cross the area this week, the first one Tuesday, the second one Thursday night. $$ AMZ130-112215- Albemarle Sound- 933 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017 .REST OF TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 1 ft. .TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. .TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .WED...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves around 2 ft. .THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft, then 1 ft. .FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. $$ AMZ131-112215- Alligator River- 933 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017 .REST OF TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. .TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to choppy after midnight. .TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. .TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. .WED...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the morning. Waves choppy. .WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. .THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. .FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop. $$ AMZ135-112215- Pamlico Sound- 933 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING... .REST OF TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt after midnight. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft after midnight. .TUE...W winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves around 3 ft. .TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around 3 ft. .WED...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around 3 ft. .WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .FRI...W winds around 10 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. $$ AMZ136-112215- Pamlico and Pungo Rivers- 933 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017 .REST OF TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. .TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after midnight. .TUE...W winds around 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. .TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. .WED...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. .WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after midnight. .THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. .FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. $$ AMZ137-112215- Neuse and Bay Rivers- 933 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017 .REST OF TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. .TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to choppy after midnight. .TUE...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. .TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. .WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. .WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after midnight. .THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop. .FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. $$ AMZ150-112215- S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm- 933 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING... .REST OF TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds, increasing to 9 seconds this afternoon. .TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. .TUE...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, except 2 to 4 ft near shore. Dominant period 4 seconds. .TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft, except 3 to 5 ft near shore. Dominant period 5 seconds. .WED...W winds 25 to 30 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft. .WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the evening. Seas 3 to 5 ft. .THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft. $$ AMZ152-112215- S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm- 933 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING... .REST OF TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. .TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. .TUE...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. .TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. A slight chance of showers after midnight. .WED...NW winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming W 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft. .WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the evening. Seas 4 to 6 ft. .THU...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. .FRI...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. $$ AMZ154-112215- S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary- 933 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING... .REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt late. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. .TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas around 3 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft after midnight. Dominant period 8 seconds. .TUE...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. .TUE NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. A slight chance of showers after midnight. .WED...NW winds 25 to 30 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft. .WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the evening. Seas 4 to 6 ft. .THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. .FRI...W winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. $$ AMZ156-112215- S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm- 933 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt this afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop this afternoon. .TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft after midnight. Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy after midnight. .TUE...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. .TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. .WED...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. .WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. .THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. .FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy. $$ AMZ158-112215- S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm- 933 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. .TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft after midnight. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy after midnight. .TUE...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft, except 4 to 6 ft near shore. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. .TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft, except 3 to 5 ft near shore. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. .WED...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, diminishing to choppy in the afternoon. .WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. .THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy. .FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. $$

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