Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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000 FZUS52 KMHX 230003 CWFMHX COASTAL WATERS FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC 703 PM EST SAT NOV 22 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 AMZ100-231130- 703 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014 .SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS... HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OFFSHORE TONIGHT. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTH THROUGH THE REGION SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST MONDAY AND PUSH OFFSHORE BY EARLY TUESDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE FRONT LATE TUESDAY NIGHT AND MOVE NORTHEAST OFFSHORE OF THE COAST WEDNESDAY. THE LOW WILL DEPART TO THE NORTHEAST WEDNESDAY NIGHT WITH HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING OVER THE REGION LATE IN THE WEEK. $$ AMZ130-231130- ALBEMARLE SOUND- 703 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014 ...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING... .TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. .SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ131-231130- ALLIGATOR RIVER- 703 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014 .TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. .SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. .SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CHOPPY...INCREASING TO ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ135-231130- PAMLICO SOUND- 703 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014 ...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING... .TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. .SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .MON...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ136-231130- PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS- 703 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014 .TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. .SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. .SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ137-231130- NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS- 703 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014 .TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. .SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. .SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CHOPPY...INCREASING TO ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ150-231130- S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM- 703 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014 ...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING... .TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. .SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 4 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. .SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NEAR SHORE...SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .MON...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NEAR SHORE...SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ152-154-231130- S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM- S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY- 703 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014 ...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING... .TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. .SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 4 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. .SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .MON...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT... SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT... DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT... SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ156-231130- S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM- 703 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014 ...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING... .TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. .SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. .SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .MON...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT... SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .TUE...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ158-231130- S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM- 703 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014 ...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING... .TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. NEAR SHORE...SEAS 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. .SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NEAR SHORE...SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .MON...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT... SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NEAR SHORE...SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT... SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$

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