Coastal Waters Forecast
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000 FZUS52 KMHX 021400 CWFMHX COASTAL WATERS FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC 1000 AM EDT THU OCT 2 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 AMZ100-022115- 1000 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014 .SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS... HIGH PRESSURE WILL RIDGE INTO THE REGION THROUGH FRIDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THE WATERS FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE REGION THIS WEEKEND THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. $$ AMZ130-022115- ALBEMARLE SOUND- 1000 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014 .REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ131-022115- ALLIGATOR RIVER- 1000 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014 .REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT. .FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. .FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ135-022115- PAMLICO SOUND- 1000 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014 .REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT...THEN 1 FT. .MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ136-022115- PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS- 1000 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014 .REST OF TODAY...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. .TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. .FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. .FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ137-022115- NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS- 1000 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014 .REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. .TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. .FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. .FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES LIGHT CHOP... DIMINISHING TO FLAT. .MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ150-022115- S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM- 1000 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014 .REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. .FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. .FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. .SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. .MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ152-154-022115- S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM- S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY- 1000 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014 .REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. .FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. .FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. .SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. .MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ156-022115- S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM- 1000 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014 .REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 12 SECONDS THIS AFTERNOON. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. .FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. .FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. .SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. .MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ158-022115- S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM- 1000 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014 .REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...EXCEPT 1 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. .TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...EXCEPT 1 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT. .FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. .FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...INCREASING TO ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. .SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. .MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$

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