Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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000 FZUS52 KMHX 231101 CWFMHX COASTAL WATERS FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC 701 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 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 AMZ100-232230- 701 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014 .SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS... HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING ACROSS TO THE NORTH WILL PUSH A FRONT SOUTH OF THE AREA TODAY. THE HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND SOUTH INTO THE REGION SUNDAY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. $$ AMZ130-232230- ALBEMARLE SOUND- 701 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014 .TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. .SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT... THEN 1 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ131-232230- ALLIGATOR RIVER- 701 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014 .TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. .SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ135-232230- PAMLICO SOUND- 701 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014 .TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING. .SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ136-232230- PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS- 701 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014 .TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING... THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. .SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. .MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. .TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ137-232230- NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS- 701 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014 .TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING... THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. .SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. .TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ150-232230- S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM- 701 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING... .TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING. .SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. .MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ152-154-232230- S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM- S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY- 701 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING... .TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING. .SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ156-232230- S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM- 701 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING... .TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING. .SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. .TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. .WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ158-232230- S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM- 701 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING... .TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 9 SECONDS THIS AFTERNOON. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING. .SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... EXCEPT AROUND 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING. .MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. .TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP. .WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$

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