Coastal Waters Forecast
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000 FZUS52 KMHX 180806 CWFMHX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC 306 AM EST Sat Nov 18 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 AMZ100-181945- 306 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... High pressure over the area early this morning will gradually move offshore today. A strong cold front will move through the area early Sunday. High pressure will be over the area Monday into Tuesday. A cold front will cross the area Tuesday night followed by high pressure for mid to late next week. $$ AMZ130-181945- Albemarle Sound- 306 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON... .TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt late. Waves around 2 ft. .TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers after midnight. .SUN...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers in the morning. .SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. .MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft. .MON NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. .TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers. .WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. $$ AMZ131-181945- Alligator River- 306 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON... .TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt late this morning and afternoon. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop late this morning and afternoon. .TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Waves choppy, increasing to rough after midnight. A chance of showers after midnight. .SUN...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves rough, diminishing to choppy in the afternoon. A chance of showers in the morning. .SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. .MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. .MON NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. .TUE...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. A chance of showers. .WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers. $$ AMZ135-181945- Pamlico Sound- 306 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON... .TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft, then 2 to 3 ft this afternoon. .TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers after midnight. .SUN...W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers in the morning. .SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Waves around 2 ft in the morning, then 1 ft. .MON NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. .TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers. .WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft. A chance of showers. $$ AMZ136-181945- Pamlico and Pungo Rivers- 306 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON... .TODAY...S winds around 5 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late this morning and afternoon. Waves flat, increasing to a moderate chop late this morning and afternoon. .TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Waves choppy. A chance of showers after midnight. .SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves choppy. A chance of showers in the morning. .SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. .MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. .MON NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Waves flat. .TUE...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. A chance of showers. .WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. $$ AMZ137-181945- Neuse and Bay Rivers- 306 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON... .TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt late. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop late. .TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Waves choppy, increasing to rough after midnight. A chance of showers after midnight. .SUN...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves rough, diminishing to choppy in the afternoon. A chance of showers in the morning. .SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop after midnight. .MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the afternoon. .MON NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. .TUE...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. A chance of showers. .WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers. $$ AMZ150-181945- S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm- 306 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON... .TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds, decreasing to 4 seconds this afternoon. .TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Near shore, seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft after midnight. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of showers after midnight. .SUN...W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 8 ft, except 4 to 6 ft near shore. Dominant period 5 seconds. A chance of showers in the morning. .SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. .MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .MON NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft in the evening, then 1 ft. .TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 ft, then around 2 ft. A chance of showers. .WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers. $$ AMZ152-181945- S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm- 306 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON... .TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas around 3 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft this afternoon. Dominant period 10 seconds, decreasing to 5 seconds this afternoon. .TONIGHT...SW winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft, building to 7 to 10 ft after midnight. Dominant period 7 seconds. A chance of showers after midnight. .SUN...W winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 7 to 10 ft, subsiding to 5 to 8 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 8 seconds. A chance of showers in the morning. .SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the evening. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. .MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. .MON NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft. .TUE...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming S. Seas 1 ft, then around 2 ft. A chance of showers. .WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers. $$ AMZ154-181945- S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary- 306 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON... .TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft this afternoon. Dominant period 7 seconds. .TONIGHT...SW winds 25 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt after midnight. Seas 6 to 9 ft, building to 9 to 14 ft after midnight. Dominant period 7 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. .SUN...W winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 8 to 13 ft, subsiding to 6 to 9 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 8 seconds. A chance of showers in the morning. .SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the evening. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. .MON...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. .MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .TUE...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming S. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers. .WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers. $$ AMZ156-181945- S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm- 306 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON... .TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft this afternoon. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to choppy. .TONIGHT...SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft, building to 8 to 11 ft after midnight. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough. A slight chance of showers in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. .SUN...W winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 8 to 11 ft, subsiding to 5 to 8 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough, diminishing to rough in the afternoon. A chance of showers in the morning. .SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the evening. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. .MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. .MON NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft in the evening, then 1 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers flat. .TUE...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 ft, then around 2 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. A chance of showers. .WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers. $$ AMZ158-181945- S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm- 306 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON... .TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft this afternoon. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to choppy. .TONIGHT...SW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft, building to 8 to 11 ft after midnight. Near shore, seas 5 to 7 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft after midnight. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough. A chance of showers after midnight. .SUN...W winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 7 to 10 ft, subsiding to 5 to 7 ft in the afternoon. Near shore, seas 5 to 8 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough, diminishing to rough in the afternoon. A chance of showers in the morning. .SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the evening. Seas 3 to 5 ft, except 2 to 4 ft near shore. Dominant period 4 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. .MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the afternoon. .MON NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers flat. .TUE...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. A chance of showers. .WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a moderate chop. A chance of showers. $$

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