Coastal Waters Forecast
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641 FZUS52 KMHX 210732 CWFMHX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC 332 AM EDT Mon Oct 21 2019 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 AMZ100-211930- 332 AM EDT Mon Oct 21 2019 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... High pressure persists inland today before sliding over the coast tonight. A cold front will push through the area late Tuesday night, ushering in a cooler and drier airmass. Another cold front approaches the area by the end of week. $$ AMZ230-211930- Albemarle Sound- 332 AM EDT Mon Oct 21 2019 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING... .TODAY...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt by late morning. Waves around 2 ft this morning, then 1 ft. .TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Waves 1 ft. .TUE...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the morning, then a chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms in the afternoon. .TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft after midnight. A slight chance of tstms in the evening. A chance of showers. .WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Waves around 2 ft in the morning, then 1 ft. .WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E. Waves 1 ft. .FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms. $$ AMZ231-211930- Croatan and Roanoke Sounds- 332 AM EDT Mon Oct 21 2019 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING... .TODAY...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late this morning. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop this afternoon. .TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. .TUE...S 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 and tstms in the morning, then a chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms in the afternoon. .TUE NIGHT...S winds around 15 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves a moderate chop. A slight chance of tstms in the evening. A chance of showers. .WED...NW winds around 15 kt, diminishing to around 10 kt in the afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the afternoon. .WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. .THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. .FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Waves light chop. A chance of showers. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms. $$ AMZ131-211930- Alligator River- 332 AM EDT Mon Oct 21 2019 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING... .TODAY...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt this morning. Waves choppy, diminishing to light chop. .TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E after midnight. Waves light chop, diminishing to flat after midnight. .TUE...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the morning, then a chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms in the afternoon. .TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves a moderate chop. A slight chance of tstms in the evening. A chance of showers. .WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the afternoon. .WED NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. .THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. .FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Waves light chop. A chance of showers. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms. $$ AMZ135-211930- Pamlico Sound- 332 AM EDT Mon Oct 21 2019 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING... .TODAY...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt late this morning and afternoon. Waves around 2 ft this morning, then 1 ft. .TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .TUE...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the morning, then a chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms in the afternoon. .TUE NIGHT...SW winds around 15 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of tstms in the evening. A chance of showers. .WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. .WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms. $$ AMZ136-211930- Pamlico and Pungo Rivers- 332 AM EDT Mon Oct 21 2019 .TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt this afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop this afternoon. .TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Waves light chop, diminishing to flat after midnight. .TUE...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop in the afternoon. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms. .TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves a moderate chop. A slight chance of tstms in the evening. A chance of showers. .WED...NW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. .WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. .THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. .FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Waves light chop. A chance of showers. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms. $$ AMZ137-211930- Neuse and Bay Rivers- 332 AM EDT Mon Oct 21 2019 .TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt this afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop this afternoon. .TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Waves light chop. .TUE...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop in the afternoon. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms. .TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves a moderate chop. A slight chance of tstms in the evening. A chance of showers. .WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the afternoon. .WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. .THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. .FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Waves light chop. A chance of showers. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms. $$ AMZ150-211930- S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm- 332 AM EDT Mon Oct 21 2019 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... .TODAY...N winds 20 to 25 kt with occasional gusts up to 35 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt late this morning and afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 ft, except 4 to 6 ft near shore. Dominant period 7 seconds. .TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas around 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. .TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the morning, then a chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms in the afternoon. .TUE NIGHT...S winds around 20 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. A slight chance of tstms in the evening. A chance of showers. .WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A slight chance of showers in the morning. .WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. .THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers. Winds and seas higher in and near tstms. $$ AMZ152-211930- S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm- 332 AM EDT Mon Oct 21 2019 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... .TODAY...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt this afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. .TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. .TUE...S winds around 5 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 5 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the morning, then a chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms in the afternoon. .TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. A slight chance of tstms in the evening. A chance of showers. .WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A slight chance of showers in the morning. .WED NIGHT...N winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers. Winds and seas higher in and near tstms. $$ AMZ154-211930- S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary- 332 AM EDT Mon Oct 21 2019 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... .TODAY...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt this afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. .TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. .TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the morning, then a chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms in the afternoon. .TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A slight chance of tstms in the evening. A chance of showers. .WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A slight chance of showers in the morning. .WED NIGHT...N winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers. Winds and seas higher in and near tstms. $$ AMZ156-211930- S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm- 332 AM EDT Mon Oct 21 2019 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING... .TODAY...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt late this morning and afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft, diminishing to 4 to 5 ft this morning. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop late this morning and afternoon. .TONIGHT...NE winds around 10 kt, becoming E after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. .TUE...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to choppy in the afternoon. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms. .TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A slight chance of tstms in the evening. A chance of showers. .WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the afternoon. .WED NIGHT...N winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. .THU...E winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. .FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers. Winds and seas higher in and near tstms. $$ AMZ158-211930- S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm- 332 AM EDT Mon Oct 21 2019 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING... .TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt this afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft this morning. Near shore, seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop this afternoon. .TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. .TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy in the afternoon. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms. .TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft, except 3 to 4 ft near shore. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A slight chance of tstms in the evening. A chance of showers. .WED...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the afternoon. .WED NIGHT...N winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. .THU...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. .FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers. Winds and seas higher in and near tstms. $$

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