Coastal Waters Forecast
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000 FZUS52 KMHX 241046 AAA CWFMHX COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC 646 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017 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 AMZ100-242230- 646 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017 .SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS... A COMPLEX LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL IMPACT EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA TODAY INTO TUESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE IN THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC WILL BUILD IN WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. $$ AMZ130-242230- ALBEMARLE SOUND- 646 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING... .TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KT THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. SHOWERS THIS MORNING, THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TUE...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO AROUND 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT IN THE MORNING, THEN 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. .WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ131-242230- ALLIGATOR RIVER- 646 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING... .TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KT THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS THIS MORNING, THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CHOPPY, INCREASING TO ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CHOPPY, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP, DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. .WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. .THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP, INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. .FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ135-242230- PAMLICO SOUND- 646 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING... .TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS. .TONIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO AROUND 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT IN THE MORNING, THEN 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. .WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ136-242230- PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS- 646 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... .TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY THIS MORNING, THEN SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TUE NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT, BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. .WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. .THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ137-242230- NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS- 646 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... .TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT LATE. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP, INCREASING TO CHOPPY LATE. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ150-242230- S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM- 646 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING... .TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT, BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TUE...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO AROUND 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT, SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TUE NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT, BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. .WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ152-242230- S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM- 646 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING... .TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS, DECREASING TO 6 SECONDS THIS AFTERNOON. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TONIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT, BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TUE...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT, SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM IN THE MORNING. .TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .WED...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. .WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ154-242230- S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY- 646 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING... .TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT, BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT THIS AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TONIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT, SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. .WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ156-242230- S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM- 646 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... .TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT, BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT THIS AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY, INCREASING TO VERY ROUGH. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TONIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO AROUND 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .WED...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. .WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. .THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. .FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ158-242230- S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM- 646 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... .TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT, INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT, BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT THIS AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP, INCREASING TO ROUGH. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT, BECOMING SE 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT, SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NEAR SHORE, SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH, DIMINISHING TO ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT, EXCEPT 4 TO 6 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT, EXCEPT AROUND 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .WED...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. .WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. .THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. .FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$

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