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 241938
CWFMHX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
338 PM EDT THU JUL 24 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

AMZ100-250730-
338 PM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH INTO THE WATERS TONIGHT...THEN STALL ACROSS
SOUTHERN WATERS FRIDAY AND FINALLY DISSIPATE SATURDAY. ANOTHER COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH THE AREA EARLY NEXT WEEK...PUSHING THROUGH THE
WATERS TUESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE AREA WEDNESDAY AND
THURSDAY.

$$

AMZ130-250730-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
338 PM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY
EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS
EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LATE.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ131-250730-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
338 PM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY THIS EVENING.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...S 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.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ135-250730-
PAMLICO SOUND-
338 PM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY THIS EVENING.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ136-250730-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
338 PM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY THIS EVENING.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ137-250730-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
338 PM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY THIS EVENING.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ150-250730-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
338 PM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY THIS EVENING.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ152-154-250730-
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-
338 PM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ156-250730-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
338 PM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ158-250730-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
338 PM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT LATE THIS
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP
LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY
THIS EVENING.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.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 IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT 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.