Coastal Waters Forecast
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000 FZUS52 KMHX 250124 CWFMHX COASTAL WATERS FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC 924 PM EDT WED MAY 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 AMZ100-250930- 924 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017 .SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS... THE STATIONARY FRONT WILL LIFT NORTH THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS THURSDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL PASS TO THE SOUTH FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL SLOWLY APPROACH FROM THE WEST EARLY NEXT WEEK. $$ AMZ130-250930- ALBEMARLE SOUND- 924 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING... .OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING AND EARLY MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE. .THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING. .FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING, THEN 1 FT. .SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT, THEN AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ131-250930- ALLIGATOR RIVER- 924 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING... .OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING AND EARLY MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE. .THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES CHOPPY, INCREASING TO ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING. .FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES ROUGH, DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. .FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP, INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ135-250930- PAMLICO SOUND- 924 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. A FEW GUSTS UP TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING. .FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. .FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT, THEN AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ136-250930- PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS- 924 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING... .OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING AND EARLY MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE. .THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING. .FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CHOPPY, DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. .FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ137-250930- NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS- 924 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING... .OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES CHOPPY, INCREASING TO ROUGH. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING AND EARLY MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE. .THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING. .FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CHOPPY, DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. .FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ150-250930- S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM- 924 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT, EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT, EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS, DECREASING TO 4 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING. .FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT, EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. .FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT, BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ152-250930- S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM- 924 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING... .OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH A FEW GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT, BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT, SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING. .FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT, SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. .FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ154-250930- S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY- 924 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING... .OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT, BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING. .FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT, SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. .FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT, BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ156-250930- S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM- 924 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT, BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH, INCREASING TO VERY ROUGH. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH, INCREASING TO VERY ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING. .FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT, SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH, DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. .FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. .SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. .SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. .SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP, INCREASING TO CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ158-250930- S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM- 924 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. A FEW GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT, BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT. NEAR SHORE, SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. A FEW GUSTS UP TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT, EXCEPT 5 TO 8 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. .THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT, DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT, EXCEPT 5 TO 8 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH, DIMINISHING TO ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING. .FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT, SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NEAR SHORE, SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH, DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. .FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. .SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. .SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. .SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$

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