Coastal Waters Forecast
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000 FZUS52 KMHX 261151 CWFMHX COASTAL WATERS FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC 651 AM EST MON JAN 26 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 AMZ100-262315- 651 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015 .SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS... LOW PRESSURE INLAND WILL MOVE NORTH AND WEAKEN TODAY WHILE ANOTHER AREA OF LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS OFF OF THE COAST. THE OFFSHORE LOW WILL DEEPEN RAPIDLY AS IT LIFTS NORTHEAST AWAY FROM THE AREA TONIGHT AND TUESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE WEST WEDNESDAY...THEN PASS OFFSHORE THURSDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA THURSDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY FRIDAY. $$ AMZ130-262315- ALBEMARLE SOUND- 651 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING... .TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. .TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. .TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. $$ AMZ131-262315- ALLIGATOR RIVER- 651 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING... .TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AND INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. .TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. .TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. .WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. .THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. $$ AMZ135-262315- PAMLICO SOUND- 651 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON... .TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. .TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. .TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. $$ AMZ136-262315- PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS- 651 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015 .TODAY...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW LATE THIS MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES FLAT... INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. .TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. .TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. $$ AMZ137-262315- NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS- 651 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015 .TODAY...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. .TUE...NW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. .TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. .THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. $$ AMZ150-262315- S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM- 651 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT... .TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING NW. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT... BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NEAR SHORE...SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. .TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...EXCEPT 5 TO 7 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. .TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. .WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. $$ AMZ152-154-262315- S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM- S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY- 651 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT... .TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS...MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT... BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. .TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS. .TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. .WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. $$ AMZ156-262315- S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM- 651 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING... .TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...INCREASING TO ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. .TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING. .TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...INCREASING TO ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. .WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. .THU...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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. $$ AMZ158-262315- S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM- 651 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING... .TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP EARLY THIS AFTERNOON... THEN INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. .TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. .TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. .WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT LATE. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. .THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP. $$

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