Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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000 FZUS52 KMHX 150301 CWFMHX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC 1001 PM EST Wed Nov 14 2018 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 AMZ100-151030- 1001 PM EST Wed Nov 14 2018 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... An area of low pressure will approach from the south tonight then lift northeast just inland from the coast Thursday. The low will quickly lift to the north Thursday night pushing a cold front offshore. High pressure will ridge into the region Friday through the weekend. $$ AMZ130-151030- Albemarle Sound- 1001 PM EST Wed Nov 14 2018 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING... .OVERNIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A slight chance of drizzle late this evening and early morning. A chance of showers. .THU...E winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming S 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers. .THU NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers in the evening. .FRI...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .FRI NIGHT...NW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers. .MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft. $$ AMZ131-151030- Alligator River- 1001 PM EST Wed Nov 14 2018 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING... .OVERNIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt late this evening and early morning. Waves choppy. A slight chance of drizzle late this evening and early morning. A chance of showers. .THU...E winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves rough. Showers with a chance of tstms. .THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Waves choppy. A slight chance of showers in the evening. .FRI...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the afternoon. .FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. .SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves light chop, diminishing to flat in the afternoon. .SAT NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. .SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers. .MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms. $$ AMZ135-151030- Pamlico Sound- 1001 PM EST Wed Nov 14 2018 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...E winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming E 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt after midnight. Waves 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of drizzle late this evening and early morning. Showers likely. .THU...SE winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming S 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 ft. Showers with a chance of tstms. .THU NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft. .FRI...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers. .MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft. A chance of showers. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms. $$ AMZ136-151030- Pamlico and Pungo Rivers- 1001 PM EST Wed Nov 14 2018 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING... .OVERNIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves choppy. A slight chance of drizzle late this evening and early morning. Showers likely. .THU...E winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves rough, diminishing to choppy in the afternoon. A chance of tstms in the morning. Showers. .THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Waves choppy, increasing to rough after midnight. .FRI...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the afternoon. .FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. .SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt in the afternoon. Waves light chop, diminishing to flat in the afternoon. .SAT NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. .SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers. .MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms. $$ AMZ137-151030- Neuse and Bay Rivers- 1001 PM EST Wed Nov 14 2018 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING... .OVERNIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves rough. A chance of drizzle late this evening and early morning. Showers. .THU...SE winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves rough. Showers with a chance of tstms. .THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Waves choppy, increasing to rough after midnight. .FRI...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the afternoon. .FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. .SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. .SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. .SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers. .MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms. $$ AMZ150-151030- S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm- 1001 PM EST Wed Nov 14 2018 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...E winds 25 to 30 kt. Gusts up to 35 kt late this evening and early morning. Seas 6 to 8 ft, building to 7 to 10 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A slight chance of drizzle late this evening and early morning. A chance of showers. .THU...E winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 9 to 13 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. Showers with a chance of tstms. .THU NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 25 to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Near shore, seas 7 to 9 ft, subsiding to 6 to 7 ft after midnight. Dominant period 9 seconds. A slight chance of showers. .FRI...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 9 ft, subsiding to 5 to 7 ft in the afternoon. Near shore, seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. .FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. .SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft. .SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft. .SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers. .MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers. Winds and seas higher in and near tstms. $$ AMZ152-151030- S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm- 1001 PM EST Wed Nov 14 2018 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...E winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. A slight chance of drizzle late this evening and early morning. Showers likely. .THU...SE winds 30 to 35 kt, becoming S 20 to 30 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. Showers with a chance of tstms. .THU NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 25 to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 8 to 11 ft, subsiding to 7 to 9 ft after midnight. Dominant period 9 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the evening. .FRI...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. .FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. .SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft. .SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft. .SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers. .MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers. Winds and seas higher in and near tstms. $$ AMZ154-151030- S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary- 1001 PM EST Wed Nov 14 2018 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...E winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft, building to 7 to 10 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A slight chance of drizzle late this evening and early morning. Showers likely. .THU...SE winds 30 to 35 kt, becoming S 20 to 30 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Showers with a chance of tstms. .THU NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 25 to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 8 to 11 ft, subsiding to 7 to 9 ft after midnight. Dominant period 9 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the evening. .FRI...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 9 ft, subsiding to 5 to 7 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 9 seconds. .FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. .SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. .SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft. .SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers. .MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers. Winds and seas higher in and near tstms. $$ AMZ156-151030- S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm- 1001 PM EST Wed Nov 14 2018 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...E winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough. A chance of drizzle late this evening and early morning. Showers. .THU...SE winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough. Showers with a chance of tstms. .THU NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. .FRI...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 8 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, diminishing to a moderate chop in the afternoon. .FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. .SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to flat in the afternoon. .SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. .SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. A chance of showers. .MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers. Winds and seas higher in and near tstms. $$ AMZ158-151030- S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm- 1001 PM EST Wed Nov 14 2018 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...E winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft, except 4 to 6 ft near shore. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough. A chance of drizzle late this evening and early morning. Showers. .THU...SE winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 8 to 11 ft, except 6 to 8 ft near shore. Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough, diminishing to rough in the afternoon. Showers with a chance of tstms. .THU NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft, except 4 to 6 ft near shore. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. .FRI...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 8 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft in the afternoon. Near shore, seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, diminishing to a moderate chop in the afternoon. .FRI NIGHT...NW winds around 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. .SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. .SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. .SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. A chance of showers. .MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. Winds and seas higher in and near tstms. $$

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