Coastal Waters Forecast
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000 FZUS52 KMHX 181047 AAA CWFMHX COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC 647 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015 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 AMZ100-182230- 647 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015 .SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS... A WEAK AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL GRADUALLY MOVE OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST TODAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND OVER THE AREA THROUGH TONIGHT. LOW PRESSURE APPROACHES FROM THE SOUTHWEST SUNDAY AND TRACKS THROUGH THE REGION MONDAY. ANOTHER COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE AREA EARLY TUESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. $$ AMZ130-182230- ALBEMARLE SOUND- 647 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015 .TODAY...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. .SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ131-182230- ALLIGATOR RIVER- 647 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015 .TODAY...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. .SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ135-182230- PAMLICO SOUND- 647 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015 .TODAY...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING. .SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ136-182230- PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS- 647 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015 .TODAY...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. .SUN...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .MON...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT. .WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ137-182230- NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS- 647 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015 .TODAY...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. .SUN...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT. .WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ150-182230- S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM- 647 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015 .TODAY...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT LATE THIS MORNING AND THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. .SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ152-154-182230- S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM- S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY- 647 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015 .TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. .SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .MON...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ156-182230- S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM- 647 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015 .TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. .SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...INCREASING TO ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. .WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ158-182230- S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM- 647 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015 .TODAY...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. .SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT... EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF TSTMS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. .WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$

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