Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
000
FZUS52 KMHX 201107 AAA
CWFMHX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
707 AM EDT WED AUG 20 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

AMZ100-202230-
707 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE THROUGH THE SOUTHERN WATERS
THIS MORNING...THEN LIFT BACK NORTH ACROSS THE AREA LATE TODAY AND
TONIGHT. THEN FRONT WILL LINGER THROUGH FRIDAY...THEN FINALLY PUSH
THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY SATURDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND
SOUTH INTO THE REGION SUNDAY INTO MONDAY.

$$

AMZ130-202230-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
707 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU THROUGH THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.


WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ131-202230-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
707 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU THROUGH THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ135-202230-
PAMLICO SOUND-
707 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ136-202230-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
707 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU THROUGH THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ137-202230-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
707 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ150-202230-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
707 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ152-154-202230-
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-
707 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ156-202230-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
707 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE 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.

$$

AMZ158-202230-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
707 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT...
INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS...DECREASING TO
4 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... DIMINISHING TO
FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE 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.

$$





USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.