Coastal Waters Forecast
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000 FZUS52 KMHX 250023 CWFMHX COASTAL WATERS FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC 723 PM EST MON NOV 24 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 AMZ100-251215- 723 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014 .SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS... A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST TONIGHT AND CROSS THE WATERS TUESDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL FORM ON THE FRONT AND MOVE NORTH ALONG THE NORTH CAROLINA COAST ON WEDNESDAY. A WEAK BOUNDARY WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA ON THURSDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE AREA FRIDAY AND REMAIN THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A COLD FRONT WILL DROP THROUGH THE AREA MONDAY. $$ AMZ130-251215- ALBEMARLE SOUND- 723 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014 .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. PATCHY FOG THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .TUE...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. .WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. RAIN. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY IN THE EVENING. .THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ131-251215- ALLIGATOR RIVER- 723 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014 .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP LATE. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM AFTER MIDNIGHT. .TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. .WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. WAVES ROUGH. RAIN. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY IN THE EVENING. .THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. .SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ135-251215- PAMLICO SOUND- 723 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014 .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .TUE...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. .WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 3 FT. RAIN. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING. .THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT...THEN 1 FT. .SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT... THEN AROUND 2 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ136-251215- PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS- 723 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014 .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM AFTER MIDNIGHT. .TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN. .WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. RAIN. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY IN THE EVENING. .THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ137-251215- NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS- 723 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014 .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP LATE. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN. .WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. RAIN. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING. .THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ150-251215- S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM- 723 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT 4 TO 6 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM AFTER MIDNIGHT. .TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. RAIN. .WED...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT... EXCEPT 6 TO 9 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. RAIN. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY IN THE EVENING. .THU...W WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ152-154-251215- S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM- S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY- 723 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. RAIN. .WED...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. RAIN. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING. .THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ156-251215- S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM- 723 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. .WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. RAIN. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING. .THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. .SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ158-251215- S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM- 723 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...EXCEPT 5 TO 7 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .TUE...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NEAR SHORE...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP... INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. .WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...EXCEPT 5 TO 7 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...INCREASING TO ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN. .WED NIGHT...NW 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 CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING. .THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. .FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. .SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$

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