Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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000 FZUS52 KMHX 192316 CWFMHX COASTAL WATERS FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC 716 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014 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 AMZ100-201115- 716 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014 .SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS... LOW PRESSURE ACROSS NORTH FLORIDA WILL SLOWLY MOVE EAST AND OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST THROUGH TONIGHT...THEN LIFT NORTHEAST ACROSS THE OFFSHORE WATERS SUNDAY AND MONDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE BEHIND THE FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THURSDAY THEN MOVE OFF THE COAST FRIDAY. $$ AMZ130-201115- ALBEMARLE SOUND- 716 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING... .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN AND DRIZZLE LIKELY UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE LATE. .SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE. .SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING. .MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. .TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N AROUND 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ131-201115- ALLIGATOR RIVER- 716 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING... .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES ROUGH. RAIN AND DRIZZLE LIKELY UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE LATE. .SUN...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES ROUGH. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE. .SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES ROUGH. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING. .MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. .TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW AROUND 5 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ135-201115- PAMLICO SOUND- 716 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT... .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN AND DRIZZLE LIKELY. .SUN...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN AND DRIZZLE LIKELY. .SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .MON...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN... MAINLY IN THE MORNING. .MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN 1 FT. .TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT...THEN 1 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ136-201115- PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS- 716 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT... .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE. WAVES CHOPPY...INCREASING TO ROUGH LATE. RAIN AND DRIZZLE LIKELY. .SUN...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES ROUGH. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE. .SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. .MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING. .MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. .TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING. .WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. .THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES LIGHT CHOP... DIMINISHING TO FLAT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ137-201115- NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS- 716 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT... .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT LATE. WAVES ROUGH...INCREASING TO VERY ROUGH LATE. RAIN AND DRIZZLE LIKELY. .SUN...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES ROUGH. RAIN AND DRIZZLE LIKELY. .SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. .MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING. .MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. .TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING. .WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES LIGHT CHOP... DIMINISHING TO FLAT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ150-201115- S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM- 716 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING... .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT... EXCEPT 5 TO 8 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. RAIN AND DRIZZLE LIKELY UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE LATE. .SUN...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT...EXCEPT 7 TO 10 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE. .SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT...EXCEPT 7 TO 10 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .MON...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NEAR SHORE...SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY IN THE MORNING. .MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. .TUE...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ152-201115- S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM- 716 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT... .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. RAIN AND DRIZZLE LIKELY. .SUN...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. RAIN AND DRIZZLE. .SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .MON...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY IN THE MORNING. .MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. .TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ154-201115- S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY- 716 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT... .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. RAIN AND DRIZZLE. .SUN...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. RAIN AND DRIZZLE. .SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .MON...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY IN THE MORNING. .MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. .TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ156-201115- S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM- 716 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT... .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH. RAIN AND DRIZZLE. .SUN...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH. RAIN AND DRIZZLE. .SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .MON...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF RAIN... MAINLY IN THE MORNING. .MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. .TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. .TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING. .WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. .THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ158-201115- S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM- 716 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT... .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH. RAIN AND DRIZZLE. .SUN...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH. RAIN AND DRIZZLE. .SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .MON...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY IN THE MORNING. .MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. .TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 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. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING. .WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. .THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$

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