Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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000 FZUS52 KMHX 262255 CWFMHX COASTAL WATERS FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC 655 PM EDT THU MAR 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 AMZ100-271015- 655 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015 .SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS... A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST TONIGHT AND CROSS THE REGION EARLY FRIDAY. COLD HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE WEST OVER THE WEEKEND. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST MONDAY AND MOVE OFFSHORE TUESDAY. $$ AMZ130-271015- ALBEMARLE SOUND- 655 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015 .TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING. SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. .FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. .SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. .MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT...THEN 1 FT. .TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ131-271015- ALLIGATOR RIVER- 655 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015 .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING. SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO ROUGH. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. .FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. .SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. .SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. .MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ135-271015- PAMLICO SOUND- 655 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING... .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. .FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON. .FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. .SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. .MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ136-271015- PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS- 655 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015 .TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING. SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. .FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. .SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. .SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. .MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ137-271015- NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS- 655 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015 .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. .FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...BECOMING CHOPPY. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. .FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. .SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. .SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. .MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. .TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ150-271015- S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM- 655 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING... .TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 25 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT 4 TO 6 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING. SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT 4 TO 6 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. .FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT... EXCEPT 4 TO 6 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. .SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ152-154-271015- S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM- S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY- 655 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING... .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. .FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. .FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. .SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ156-271015- S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM- 655 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING... .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. .FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. .FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. .SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. .SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. .SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. .MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY. .TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ AMZ158-271015- S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM- 655 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT... .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT 4 TO 6 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. .FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG. .FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT AROUND 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. .SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. .SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. .SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. .MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. .TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$

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