Coastal Waters Forecast
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000 FZUS52 KMHX 201444 CWFMHX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC 1044 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 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 AMZ100-202215- 1044 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... High pressure will build over the region through Saturday and then slide Sunday into Monday. A strong cold front will approach from the west Tuesday and move across the area Wednesday. $$ AMZ130-202215- Albemarle Sound- 1044 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017 .REST OF TODAY...N winds around 5 kt, becoming NE late. Waves 1 ft. .TONIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SAT...N winds around 5 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft. Areas of fog in the morning. .SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt after midnight. Waves 1 ft. .SUN...E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers. .TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Showers likely, then a chance of showers. $$ AMZ131-202215- Alligator River- 1044 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017 .REST OF TODAY...N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. .TONIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. .SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. .SAT NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. .SUN...E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. .SUN NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. .MON...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Waves flat, increasing to a moderate chop. A chance of showers. .TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop. Showers likely, then a chance of showers. $$ AMZ135-202215- Pamlico Sound- 1044 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017 .REST OF TODAY...N winds around 5 kt, becoming NE late. Waves 1 ft. .TONIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SUN...E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft. A chance of showers. .TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft. Showers likely, then a chance of showers. $$ AMZ136-202215- Pamlico and Pungo Rivers- 1044 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017 .REST OF TODAY...N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. .TONIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. .SAT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. Areas of fog in the morning. .SAT NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. .SUN...E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. .SUN NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. .MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers. .TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop. Showers likely, then a chance of showers. $$ AMZ137-202215- Neuse and Bay Rivers- 1044 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017 .REST OF TODAY...N winds around 5 kt, becoming NE around 5 kt late. Waves flat. .TONIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. .SAT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. .SAT NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. .SUN...E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. .SUN NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. .MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop. A chance of showers. .TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop. Showers likely, then a chance of showers. $$ AMZ150-202215- S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm- 1044 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017 .REST OF TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. .TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. .SAT...NE winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. .SAT NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. .SUN...E winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft. .SUN NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .MON...SE winds around 5 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers. .TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Showers likely, then a chance of showers. $$ AMZ152-202215- S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm- 1044 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017 .REST OF TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. .TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. .SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. .SAT NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. .SUN...E winds around 5 kt. Seas around 3 ft. .SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. .MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft. A chance of showers. .TUE...S winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Showers likely. $$ AMZ154-202215- S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary- 1044 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017 .REST OF TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. .TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. .SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. .SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. .SUN...E winds around 5 kt. Seas around 3 ft. .SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 5 to 8 ft. A chance of showers. .TUE...S winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Showers likely. $$ AMZ156-202215- S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm- 1044 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017 .REST OF TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. .TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. .SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. .SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. .SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. .SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. .MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers. .TUE...S winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough, diminishing to a moderate chop. Showers likely, then a chance of showers. $$ AMZ158-202215- S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm- 1044 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017 .REST OF TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E late. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, diminishing to flat late. .TONIGHT...E winds around 5 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers flat, increasing to light chop after midnight. .SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. .SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. .SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. .SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. .MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers. .TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft, subsiding to 5 to 8 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, diminishing to a moderate chop. Showers likely, then a chance of showers. $$

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