Coastal Waters Forecast
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000 FZUS52 KMHX 061145 AAA CWFMHX COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC 645 AM EST TUE DEC 6 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 AMZ100-062330- 645 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016 .SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS... LOW PRESSURE WILL LIFT NORTHEAST ACROSS THE AREA TODAY THEN MOVE OFFSHORE TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH LATE THURSDAY, FOLLOWED BY COLD HIGH PRESSURE FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY. THE HIGH WILL MOVE OFFSHORE SUNDAY WITH A COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM THE WEST MONDAY. $$ AMZ130-062330- ALBEMARLE SOUND- 645 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... .TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. RAIN. .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING. .WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. $$ AMZ131-062330- ALLIGATOR RIVER- 645 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... .TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT LATE THIS MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY LATE THIS MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. RAIN. .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING. .WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. $$ AMZ135-062330- PAMLICO SOUND- 645 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... .TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN. .TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING. .WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. .THU NIGHT THROUGH FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. $$ AMZ136-062330- PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS- 645 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016 .TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN. .TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING. .WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .WED NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. .THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. .SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. $$ AMZ137-062330- NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS- 645 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016 .TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE. .TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING. .WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .WED NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. .THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. .FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP. .SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. $$ AMZ150-062330- S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM- 645 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING... .TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 20 TO 25 KT LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT THIS AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. RAIN. .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT 4 TO 6 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING. .WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT... EXCEPT 4 TO 5 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. .THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. $$ AMZ152-062330- S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM- 645 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING... .TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 20 TO 25 KT LATE THIS MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT THIS AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. RAIN WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING. .WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. .THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ154-062330- S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY- 645 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING... .TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 20 TO 25 KT LATE THIS MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT THIS AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. RAIN WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING. .WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. .THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ156-062330- S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM- 645 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING... .TODAY...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE. .TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING. .WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. .THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. .FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY. .SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ158-062330- S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM- 645 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING... .TODAY...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT EARLY...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT THIS AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. RAIN WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE. .TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT 4 TO 6 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING. .WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP... DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT. .THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 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. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. .FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP. .SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT...THEN 1 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP... DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$

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