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 292300
CWFMHX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
700 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

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

AMZ100-301015-
700 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE WILL REMAIN STATIONARY ACROSS THE OHIO
RIVER VALLEY THROUGH THIS WEEKEND. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM
THE NORTH EARLY NEXT WEEK AND SLIDE OFFSHORE BY MID WEEK.

$$

AMZ130-301015-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
700 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ131-301015-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
700 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ135-301015-
PAMLICO SOUND-
700 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

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

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ136-301015-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
700 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING... THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ137-301015-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
700 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

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

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ150-301015-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
700 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ152-301015-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
700 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

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

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ154-301015-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
700 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY... MAINLY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT... BUILDING TO 5 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ156-301015-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
700 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...S 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 CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING... THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.MON...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.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ158-301015-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
700 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP LATE. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 12 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.MON...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.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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.