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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KMHX

FZUS52 KMHX 301144
CWFMHX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
744 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

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

AMZ100-302315-
744 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS

HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDING DOWN THE EAST COAST FROM SOUTHEAST CANADA
WILL MOVE EAST THURSDAY. A WARM FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH FROM THE
SOUTHWEST FRIDAY, FOLLOWED BY A COLD FRONT EARLY SATURDAY. ANOTHER
WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTH THROUGH THE AREA MONDAY NIGHT, FOLLOWED
BY A COLD FRONT TUESDAY.        



AMZ130-302315-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
744 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

TODAY
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

TONIGHT
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

FRI
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

FRI NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SAT
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SAT NIGHT
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SUN
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES 1 FT.

MON
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ131-302315-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
744 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

TODAY
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

TONIGHT
SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

FRI
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

FRI NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SAT
NW 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...BECOMING E. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

MON
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ135-302315-
PAMLICO SOUND-
744 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

TODAY
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.

TONIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT.

FRI
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SAT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FT.

SAT NIGHT
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.

SUN
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

MON
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT. SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LIKELY. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ136-302315-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
744 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

TODAY
E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

TONIGHT
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

FRI
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

SAT
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

SAT NIGHT
N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

SUN
NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES FLAT.

MON
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ137-302315-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
744 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

TODAY
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

TONIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

FRI
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SAT
NW 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...BECOMING E. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

MON
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ150-302315-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
744 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8
SECONDS.

TONIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

FRI
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. SHOWERS, TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRI NIGHT
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SAT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SAT NIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SUN
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

MON
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY. 

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ152-302315-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
744 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON


TODAY
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.

TONIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.

FRI
S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6
SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SAT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SAT NIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SUN
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

MON
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY. 

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ154-302315-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
744 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON


TODAY
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.

TONIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.

FRI
S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SAT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SAT NIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SUN
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

MON
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY. 

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ156-302315-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
744 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

TODAY
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

TONIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

FRI
S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SAT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

SUN
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT
CHOP.

MON
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO ROUGH. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY. 

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ158-302315-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
744 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

TODAY
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

TONIGHT
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

FRI
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6
SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT 4 TO 6 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SAT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SUN
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT
CHOP.

MON
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY. 

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.