Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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000 FZUS52 KMHX 251416 CWFMHX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC 916 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018 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 AMZ100-252230- 916 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... A cold front will approach from the west today and push through the area early Monday morning. High pressure will build into the area Tuesday into Wednesday. Strong low pressure will pass north of the region late Thursday and Friday pushing a cold front through the area. $$ AMZ130-252230- Albemarle Sound- 916 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018 .REST OF TODAY...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms early this afternoon. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms late. .TONIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight. .MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers. .MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of showers in the evening. .TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .WED...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming S. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers. .THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms. $$ AMZ131-252230- Alligator River- 916 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018 .REST OF TODAY...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms late. .TONIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves light chop. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight. .MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers. .MON NIGHT...N winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers in the evening. .TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. .TUE NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. .WED...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. A chance of showers. .THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers likely, then a chance of showers. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms. $$ AMZ135-252230- Pamlico Sound- 916 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018 .REST OF TODAY...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms late. .TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft in the evening, then 1 ft. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight. .MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft in the afternoon. Showers. .MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers in the evening. .TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. .TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .WED...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers. .THU...S winds around 10 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft. Showers likely, then a chance of showers. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms. $$ AMZ136-252230- Pamlico and Pungo Rivers- 916 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018 .REST OF TODAY...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms late. .TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves light chop. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight. .MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers. .MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers in the evening. .TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. .TUE NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. .WED...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers. .THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers likely, then a chance of showers. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms. $$ AMZ137-252230- Neuse and Bay Rivers- 916 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018 .REST OF TODAY...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms late. .TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after midnight. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight. .MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers in the afternoon. .MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of showers in the evening. .TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the afternoon. .TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. .WED...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers, then showers likely. .THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. Showers likely, then a chance of showers. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms. $$ AMZ150-252230- S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm- 916 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018 .REST OF TODAY...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. .TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight. .MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Showers. .MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of showers in the evening. .TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. .TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .WED...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers. .THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers. $$ AMZ152-252230- S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm- 916 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... .REST OF TODAY...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. .TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight. .MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Showers. .MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of showers in the evening. .TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. .TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .WED...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers. .THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of showers. $$ AMZ154-252230- S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary- 916 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... .REST OF TODAY...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt this afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. .TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight. .MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Showers. .MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of showers in the evening. .TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the morning. Seas 4 to 6 ft. .TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers. .THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 5 to 8 ft. Showers likely, then a chance of showers. $$ AMZ156-252230- S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm- 916 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... .REST OF TODAY...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft...building to 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. .TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop after midnight. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight. .MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. Showers. .MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A chance of showers in the evening. .TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the morning. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. .TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after midnight. .WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a moderate chop. A chance of showers. .THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 5 to 8 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to rough. Showers likely, then a chance of showers. $$ AMZ158-252230- S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm- 916 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018 .REST OF TODAY...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. .TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight. .MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely in the afternoon. .MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A chance of showers in the evening. .TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the morning. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. .TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after midnight. .WED...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. A chance of showers, then showers likely. .THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to rough. Showers likely, then a chance of showers. $$

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