Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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000 FZUS52 KMHX 311456 CWFMHX COASTAL WATERS FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC 1056 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 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 AMZ100-312215- 1056 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014 .SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS... AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE NORTHEAST OFF THE NC COAST TODAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT AND COASTAL STORM WILL MOVE THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NORTHWEST MONDAY AND TUESDAY THEN MOVE OFF THE COAST ON WEDNESDAY. $$ AMZ130-312215- ALBEMARLE SOUND- 1056 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014 ...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF TODAY...N WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 30 TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 50 KT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. .SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT...THEN 1 FT. .TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ131-312215- ALLIGATOR RIVER- 1056 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014 ...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .SAT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 KT. WAVES VERY ROUGH. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT... DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES VERY ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON. .SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES ROUGH. .MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ135-312215- PAMLICO SOUND- 1056 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014 ...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS... MAINLY IN THE EVENING. .SAT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT...THEN 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 30 TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 50 KT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. .SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 3 FT. .MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT...THEN 1 FT. .TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ136-312215- PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS- 1056 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014 ...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING... .REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. WAVES VERY ROUGH. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. .SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. .MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ137-312215- NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS- 1056 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014 ...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING... .REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. WAVES VERY ROUGH. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES ROUGH. .SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. .MON...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP. .TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ150-312215- S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM- 1056 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014 ...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...INCREASING TO 35 TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...BUILDING TO 11 TO 16 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NEAR SHORE...SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. RAIN. .SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING. .SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. .MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. .TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ154-312215- S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY- 1056 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014 ...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING... THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. GUSTS UP TO 55 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO 11 TO 16 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SUN...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 KT... DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. .SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. .MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. .TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ152-312215- S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM- 1056 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014 ...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING... THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT...INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...BUILDING TO 11 TO 16 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. RAIN. .SUN...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 KT... DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT...SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 15 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING. .SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. .MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. .TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ156-312215- S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM- 1056 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014 ...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING. .SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 50 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH...INCREASING TO EXTREMELY ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT... DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON. .SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. .MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. .TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ158-312215- S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM- 1056 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014 ...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING... .REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT AROUND 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE. .TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NEAR SHORE...SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT... DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT... SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON. .SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. .MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. .TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$

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