Coastal Waters Forecast
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000 FZUS52 KMHX 222314 AAA CWFMHX Coastal Waters Forecast...UPDATED National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC 614 PM EST Fri Feb 22 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 AMZ100-231030- 614 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... A front will remain stalled to the south of the region overnight. The front is expected to then lift back to the north as a warm front Saturday and Saturday night, resulting in a continued unsettled weather pattern. A strong cold front will cross the region Sunday. High pressure will build in from the northwest early next week. $$ AMZ130-231030- Albemarle Sound- 614 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019 .TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NE. Waves around 2 ft. Rain. .SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves around 2 ft. Rain. .SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers. .SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. .MON...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves around 2 ft. .MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE. Waves 1 ft. .WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers. $$ AMZ131-231030- Alligator River- 614 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019 .TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NE. Waves choppy. Rain. .SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. Rain. .SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after midnight. A chance of showers. .SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A chance of showers. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop after midnight. .MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. .MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. .TUE...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming SE. Waves flat. .WED...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming N. Waves flat, increasing to light chop. A chance of showers. $$ AMZ135-231030- Pamlico Sound- 614 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING... .TONIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain likely. .SAT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain. .SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers. .SUN...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers. .SUN NIGHT...W winds around 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around 3 ft. .MON...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Waves 1 ft. .WED...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers. $$ AMZ136-231030- Pamlico and Pungo Rivers- 614 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019 .TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. Rain. .SAT...NE 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. Rain, mainly in the morning. .SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after midnight. A chance of showers, mainly in the evening. .SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A chance of showers. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. .MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. .MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. .TUE...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming S around 5 kt. Waves flat. .WED...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming NE around 5 kt. Waves flat. A chance of showers. $$ AMZ137-231030- Neuse and Bay Rivers- 614 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019 .TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. Rain likely. .SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Waves choppy, diminishing to light chop in the afternoon. Rain likely, mainly in the morning. .SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after midnight. A chance of showers, mainly in the evening. .SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Waves choppy, increasing to rough in the afternoon. A chance of showers. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop after midnight. .MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. .MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. .TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Waves light chop, diminishing to flat. .WED...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming NE. Waves flat, increasing to light chop. A chance of showers. $$ AMZ150-231030- S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm- 614 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019 .TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt with occasional gusts to 25 kt late, becoming NE. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Rain. .SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Rain. .SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. A chance of showers. .SUN...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft in the afternoon. Near shore, seas around 4 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. A chance of showers. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. .MON...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. .MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .WED...W winds around 5 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 ft, then 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers. $$ AMZ152-231030- S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm- 614 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON... .TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Rain likely. .SAT...E winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Rain. .SAT NIGHT...SE winds around 15 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of showers. .SUN...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 5 to 8 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of showers. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. .MON...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. .MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .WED...W winds around 5 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers. $$ AMZ154-231030- S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary- 614 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON... .TONIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Rain likely. .SAT...E winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming SE 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Rain likely, mainly in the morning. .SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of showers. .SUN...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of showers. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. .MON...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon. .MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .WED...W winds around 5 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers. $$ AMZ156-231030- S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm- 614 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON... .TONIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. A chance of rain this evening, then rain likely after midnight. .SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the afternoon. Rain likely, mainly in the morning. .SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers. .SUN...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, increasing to very rough in the afternoon. A chance of showers. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft after midnight. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. .MON...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft in the afternoon. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, diminishing to a moderate chop in the afternoon. .MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. .TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas around 2 ft, then 1 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. .WED...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming N. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers flat, increasing to light chop. A chance of showers. $$ AMZ158-231030- S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm- 614 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON... .TONIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. A chance of rain this evening, then rain likely after midnight. .SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft, except 2 to 4 ft near shore. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to light chop in the afternoon. A chance of rain, mainly in the morning. .SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after midnight. A chance of showers. .SUN...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 5 to 8 ft in the afternoon. Near shore, seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. A chance of showers. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, diminishing to choppy after midnight. .MON...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 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. .MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. .TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 1 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. .WED...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming NE. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers flat. A chance of showers. $$

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