Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

Home | 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 230240
CWFMHX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1040 PM EDT Thu Jun 22 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

AMZ100-231015-
1040 PM EDT Thu Jun 22 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
A hot and humid airmass will remain over the region through  this
weekend. The remnants of tropical cyclone Cindy will pass  well to
the north on Saturday. A tropically enhanced cold front will move
very slowly through Eastern NC Saturday and Sunday, before pushing
just south of the area Monday. The front will  meander just off the
coast through Wednesday, when the front finally clears the coast.
High pressure will build in from the west behind the front later
Wednesday.

$$

AMZ130-231015-
Albemarle Sound-
1040 PM EDT Thu Jun 22 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of
showers.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of showers
in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves around 2 ft in the evening, then 1 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.
.MON...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming SW around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A
chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ131-231015-
Alligator River-
1040 PM EDT Thu Jun 22 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance
of showers.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop in the
afternoon. A slight chance of showers in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A chance of showers and
tstms in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves light
chop, diminishing to flat in the afternoon. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
flat. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.
.MON...E winds around 5 kt, becoming SW around 5 kt. Waves flat. A
chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ135-231015-
Pamlico Sound-
1040 PM EDT Thu Jun 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A slight
chance of showers.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves around 2 ft. A slight chance of showers in the
morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft in the evening, then 1 ft. Showers and
tstms likely.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
1 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
1 ft. Showers and tstms likely, mainly in the evening.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW. Waves 1 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A
chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ136-231015-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
1040 PM EDT Thu Jun 22 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance
of showers.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop in the
afternoon. A slight chance of showers in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SAT...SW winds around 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight. Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
flat. Showers and tstms likely, mainly in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
flat. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.
.MON...E winds around 5 kt, becoming SW around 5 kt. Waves flat. A
chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ137-231015-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
1040 PM EDT Thu Jun 22 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance
of showers.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight chance
of showers in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A chance of showers and
tstms in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop after
midnight. Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
light chop, diminishing to flat in the afternoon. Showers and tstms
likely.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves
flat. Showers and tstms likely, mainly in the evening.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW. Waves light chop,
diminishing to flat. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ150-231015-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
1040 PM EDT Thu Jun 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A slight chance of showers late this evening.
.FRI...SW winds around 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A slight
chance of showers in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, except 2 to 4 ft
near shore. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, except 2 to 4 ft near
shore. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms in
the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
around 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.
.MON...E winds around 5 kt, becoming SW around 5 kt. Seas around
2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 ft, then around 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ152-231015-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
1040 PM EDT Thu Jun 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A slight chance of showers late this evening.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. A slight
chance of showers in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON...E winds around 5 kt, becoming SW. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas around
2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ154-231015-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
1040 PM EDT Thu Jun 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds around 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Dominant
period 9 seconds. A slight chance of showers late this evening.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft in the afternoon. Showers and
tstms likely.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Showers and tstms likely, mainly in the evening.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas around
2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ156-231015-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
1040 PM EDT Thu Jun 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers late this evening.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A slight chance of
showers in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. A chance of showers and
tstms in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 8 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft after midnight.
Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, diminishing to choppy after
midnight. Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop,
diminishing to light chop in the afternoon. Showers and tstms
likely.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers flat. Showers and tstms
likely, mainly in the evening.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers light chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-231015-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
1040 PM EDT Thu Jun 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy in the
afternoon. A slight chance of showers in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. A chance of showers and
tstms in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough,
diminishing to choppy after midnight. Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop,
diminishing to light chop in the afternoon. Showers and tstms
likely.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, diminishing to
flat after midnight. Showers and tstms likely, mainly in the
evening.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers light chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE...N 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. A chance of showers and tstms.

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.