Coastal Waters Forecast
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412 FZUS52 KMHX 200300 CWFMHX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC 1000 PM EST Sun Jan 19 2020 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 AMZ100-201015- 1000 PM EST Sun Jan 19 2020 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... Cold high pressure will dominate the region for most of the week. Low pressure and its associated cold front will impact the area next weekend. $$ AMZ230-201015- Albemarle Sound- 1000 PM EST Sun Jan 19 2020 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING... .OVERNIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around 2 ft. .MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the morning, then 1 ft. .MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft after midnight. .TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves around 2 ft. .TUE NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Waves around 2 ft. .WED...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. .WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers. $$ AMZ231-201015- Croatan and Roanoke Sounds- 1000 PM EST Sun Jan 19 2020 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING... .OVERNIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves choppy. .MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves choppy. .MON NIGHT...N winds around 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Waves choppy. .TUE...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Waves rough. .TUE NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Waves rough. .WED...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the morning. Waves choppy. .WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. .THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. .FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop. A chance of showers. $$ AMZ131-201015- Alligator River- 1000 PM EST Sun Jan 19 2020 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING... .OVERNIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt. Waves choppy. .MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. .MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. .TUE...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. .TUE NIGHT...N winds around 20 kt. Waves choppy. .WED...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. .WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. .THU...NE winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. .FRI...NE winds around 10 kt, becoming SE. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop. A chance of showers. $$ AMZ135-201015- Pamlico Sound- 1000 PM EST Sun Jan 19 2020 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Waves around 3 ft. .MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Waves around 3 ft. .MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to30 kt. Waves around 3 ft. .TUE...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Waves around 3 ft. A slight chance of showers. .TUE NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Waves around 3 ft. .WED...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around 3 ft. .WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. .THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. .FRI...E winds around 10 kt, becoming SE 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft. A chance of showers. $$ AMZ136-201015- Pamlico and Pungo Rivers- 1000 PM EST Sun Jan 19 2020 .OVERNIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. .MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. .MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. .TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, increasing to choppy in the afternoon. .TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. .WED...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the afternoon. .WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. .THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. .FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop. A chance of showers. $$ AMZ137-201015- Neuse and Bay Rivers- 1000 PM EST Sun Jan 19 2020 .OVERNIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. A few gusts to 25 kt. Waves choppy. .MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the afternoon. .MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. .TUE...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. .TUE NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves rough, diminishing to choppy after midnight. .WED...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. .WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. .THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop. .FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop. A chance of showers. $$ AMZ150-201015- S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm- 1000 PM EST Sun Jan 19 2020 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. .MON...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. .MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A slight chance of showers. .TUE...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A slight chance of showers. .TUE NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. .WED...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the morning. Seas 5 to 6 ft. .WED NIGHT...NE winds around 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft. .THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. .FRI...NE winds around 10 kt, becoming SE 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of showers. $$ AMZ152-201015- S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm- 1000 PM EST Sun Jan 19 2020 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING... .OVERNIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. .MON...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. .MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. A chance of showers. .TUE...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. A chance of showers. .TUE NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. A slight chance of showers. .WED...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. .WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas around 5 ft. .THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. .FRI...E winds around 10 kt, becoming SE 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of showers. $$ AMZ154-201015- S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary- 1000 PM EST Sun Jan 19 2020 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING... .OVERNIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. .MON...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. .MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. A chance of showers. .TUE...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. A chance of showers. .TUE NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. A chance of showers. .WED...N winds 25 to 30 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 8 ft. .WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the evening. Seas 5 to 7 ft. .THU...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. .FRI...E winds around 10 kt, becoming SE 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 5 to 8 ft. A chance of showers. $$ AMZ156-201015- S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm- 1000 PM EST Sun Jan 19 2020 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING... .OVERNIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. .MON...N winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, diminishing to choppy in the afternoon. .MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. A chance of showers. .TUE...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough. A chance of showers. .TUE NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough. A chance of showers. .WED...N winds 25 to 30 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough, diminishing to rough in the afternoon. .WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the evening. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. .THU...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop. .FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy. A chance of showers. $$ AMZ158-201015- S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm- 1000 PM EST Sun Jan 19 2020 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING... .OVERNIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. .MON...N winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft, except 2 to 3 ft near shore. Dominant period 4 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, diminishing to choppy in the afternoon. .MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, except around 2 ft near shore. Dominant period 4 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, increasing to rough after midnight. A slight chance of showers. .TUE...N winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, except around 3 ft near shore. Dominant period 4 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. A slight chance of showers. .TUE NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough. A slight chance of showers. .WED...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. .WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the evening. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. .THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. .FRI...E winds around 10 kt, becoming SE 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to choppy. A chance of showers. $$

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