Coastal Waters Forecast
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694 FZUS52 KMHX 240836 CWFMHX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC 336 AM EST Wed Jan 24 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 AMZ100-242200- 336 AM EST Wed Jan 24 2018 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... High pressure centered in the southern plains today will pass through the Carolinas Thursday, moving off the coast this weekend. A cold front will move through from the west Sunday. High pressure will build in from the west behind the front early next week. $$ AMZ130-242200- Albemarle Sound- 336 AM EST Wed Jan 24 2018 .TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves 1 ft. .THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Waves 1 ft. .FRI...W winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft. .FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W. Waves around 2 ft. Showers likely. $$ AMZ131-242200- Alligator River- 336 AM EST Wed Jan 24 2018 .TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. .TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after midnight. .THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. .THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves light chop, diminishing to flat after midnight. .FRI...N winds around 5 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves flat. .FRI NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. .SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. .SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W. Waves a moderate chop. Showers likely. $$ AMZ135-242200- Pamlico Sound- 336 AM EST Wed Jan 24 2018 .TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft this morning, then 1 ft. .TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft after midnight. .THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the morning, then 1 ft. .THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft. A chance of showers. .SUN...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely. $$ AMZ136-242200- Pamlico and Pungo Rivers- 336 AM EST Wed Jan 24 2018 .TODAY...W winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. .TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after midnight. .THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. .THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. .FRI...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves flat. .FRI NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. .SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. .SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop. Showers likely. $$ AMZ137-242200- Neuse and Bay Rivers- 336 AM EST Wed Jan 24 2018 .TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. .TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after midnight. .THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. .THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. .FRI...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves flat. .FRI NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. .SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. .SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop. Showers likely. $$ AMZ150-242200- S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm- 336 AM EST Wed Jan 24 2018 .TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt this afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. .TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. .THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds. .THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. .FRI...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. .FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. .SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .SUN...S winds around 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 5 to 8 ft. Showers likely. $$ AMZ152-242200- S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm- 336 AM EST Wed Jan 24 2018 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING... .TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Seas 4 to 6 ft early, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. .TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. .THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds. .THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. .FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .FRI NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. .SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers. .SUN...S winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft, building to 7 to 10 ft. Showers likely. $$ AMZ154-242200- S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary- 336 AM EST Wed Jan 24 2018 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING... .TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt early, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft early, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. .TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. .THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds. .THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. .FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .FRI NIGHT...E winds around 10 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers. .SUN...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W. Seas 5 to 8 ft, building to 7 to 10 ft. Showers likely. $$ AMZ156-242200- S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm- 336 AM EST Wed Jan 24 2018 .TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. .TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy after midnight. .THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the afternoon. .THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after midnight. .FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. .FRI NIGHT...SE winds around 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. .SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers. .SUN...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. Showers likely. $$ AMZ158-242200- S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm- 336 AM EST Wed Jan 24 2018 .TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt this afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop this afternoon. .TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy after midnight. .THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the afternoon. .THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. .FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. .FRI NIGHT...SE winds around 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. .SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers. .SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 5 to 8 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. Showers likely. $$

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