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NWS Forecast

FZUS52 KMHX 190552
CWFMHX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
152 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

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

AMZ100-191315-
152 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS

HIGH PRESSURE ALONG THE EASTERN SEABOARD WILL DISSIPATE OVERNIGHT.
LOW PRESSURE IN THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE WILL MOVE EAST TONIGHT AND
SATURDAY. THE LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST SATURDAY
AFTERNOON AND WILL CONTINUE MOVING EAST NORTHEAST THROUGH EARLY NEXT
WEEK. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. 



AMZ130-191315-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
152 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. RAIN
LIKELY.

SAT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.

SAT NIGHT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.

SUN
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.

SUN NIGHT
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.

MON
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.

MON NIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.

TUE
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WED
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ131-191315-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
152 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN
LIKELY.

SAT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. RAIN LIKELY.

SAT NIGHT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CHOPPY...INCREASING TO ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.

SUN
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES ROUGH. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY
IN THE MORNING.

SUN NIGHT
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES ROUGH. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE EVENING.

MON
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.

MON NIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

TUE
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WED
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ135-191315-
PAMLICO SOUND-
152 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

REST OF TONIGHT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 3 FT. RAIN.

SAT
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 3 FT. RAIN.

SAT NIGHT
NE WINDS AROUND 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.

SUN
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY
IN THE MORNING.

SUN NIGHT
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.

MON
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

MON NIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING...
THEN 1 FT.

TUE
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...
THEN AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WED
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ136-191315-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
152 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
RAIN.

SAT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. RAIN.

SAT NIGHT AND SUN
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.

SUN NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE EVENING.

MON
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

MON NIGHT
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WED
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ137-191315-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
152 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
RAIN.

SAT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. RAIN.

SAT NIGHT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

SUN
NE WINDS AROUND 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

SUN NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.

MON
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.

MON NIGHT
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

TUE
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WED
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ150-191315-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
152 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING


REST OF TONIGHT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.

SAT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.

SAT NIGHT
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...EXCEPT 6 TO
9 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

SUN
NE WINDS AROUND 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT... EXCEPT 7 TO 9 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY IN
THE MORNING.

SUN NIGHT
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.

MON
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

MON NIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

TUE
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WED
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ152-154-191315-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
152 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING


REST OF TONIGHT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. RAIN.

SAT
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. RAIN.

SAT NIGHT
NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. RAIN.

SUN
NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.

SUN NIGHT
NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.

MON
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

MON NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WED
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ156-191315-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
152 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT


REST OF TONIGHT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. RAIN.

SAT
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. RAIN.

SAT NIGHT
NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH. RAIN.

SUN
NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH. RAIN LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.

SUN NIGHT
NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH...
DIMINISHING TO ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY IN
THE EVENING.

MON
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS ROUGH.

MON NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WED
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. 

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ158-191315-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
152 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT


REST OF TONIGHT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT
AROUND 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. RAIN.

SAT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...INCREASING TO
ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.

SAT NIGHT
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT... EXCEPT 3 TO
5 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS ROUGH. RAIN.

SUN
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...EXCEPT 4 TO 6 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH.
RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.

SUN NIGHT
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.

MON
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...
DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.

MON NIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 5 FT LATE. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

TUE
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WED
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. 

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.