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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KMHX

FZUS52 KMHX 180821
CWFMHX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
321 AM EST Mon Dec 18 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

AMZ100-181945-
321 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters

High pressure will continue offshore through Tuesday. Low pressure
will approach Tuesday night and move through on Wednesday. High
pressure builds back in for Thursday. A warm front will lift through
the area late in the week. A weakening cold front will move into the
region next weekend.



AMZ130-181945-
Albemarle Sound-
321 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

TODAY
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

TONIGHT
W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

TUE
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

TUE NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain after
midnight.

WED
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
Rain likely.

WED NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Rain likely,
mainly in the evening.

THU
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves around
2 ft, then 1 ft.

FRI
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. 



AMZ131-181945-
Alligator River-
321 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

TODAY
SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

TONIGHT
W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

TUE
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

TUE NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of rain
after midnight.

WED
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves light
chop. Rain.

WED NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, increasing to choppy after
midnight. Rain likely.

THU
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves a
moderate chop, diminishing to light chop.

FRI
E winds around 5 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Waves flat,
increasing to a moderate chop. 



AMZ135-181945-
Pamlico Sound-
321 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

TODAY
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

TONIGHT
W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

TUE
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

TUE NIGHT
W winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain
after midnight.

WED
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 ft. Rain.

WED NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with
gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain likely.

THU
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft, then 1 ft.

FRI
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then
around 2 ft. 



AMZ136-181945-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
321 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

TODAY
W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

TONIGHT
W winds around 5 kt in the evening, becoming light and
variable. Waves flat.

TUE
W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

TUE NIGHT
W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. A slight chance of
rain in the evening, then a chance of rain after midnight.

WED
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Rain.

WED NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. Rain
likely.

THU
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves a
moderate chop, diminishing to light chop.

FRI
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. 



AMZ137-181945-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
321 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

TODAY
W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

TONIGHT
W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

TUE
W winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves flat, increasing to light chop in the afternoon.

TUE NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of rain
after midnight.

WED
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Rain.

WED NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, increasing to choppy after
midnight. Rain.

THU
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves
choppy, diminishing to light chop.

FRI
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Waves light chop,
increasing to a moderate chop. 



AMZ150-181945-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
321 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

TODAY
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds.

TONIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.

TUE
W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds, decreasing
to 3 seconds in the afternoon.

TUE NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period
3 seconds. A chance of rain after midnight.

WED
NW winds around 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft. Rain likely.

WED NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt after midnight.
Seas 4 to 6 ft. Rain likely, mainly in the evening.

THU
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft.

FRI
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft,
building to 3 to 5 ft. 



AMZ152-181945-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
321 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

TODAY
SW winds around 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds.

TONIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds.

TUE
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
3 seconds. A chance of rain after midnight.

WED
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Rain.

WED NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft after midnight. Rain
likely.

THU
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft.

FRI
E winds around 10 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.



AMZ154-181945-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
321 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

TODAY
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.

TONIGHT
W winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
4 seconds.

TUE
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. A chance of rain after midnight.

WED
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Rain.

WED NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to around 25 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft after midnight.
Rain.

THU
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.

FRI
E winds around 10 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.



AMZ156-181945-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
321 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

TODAY
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period 9
seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.

TONIGHT
W winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.

TUE
W winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.

TUE NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of
rain after midnight.

WED
NW winds around 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a
moderate chop in the afternoon. Rain.

WED NIGHT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft, building to 5 to 8 ft after midnight. Adjacent sounds and
rivers rough. Rain.

THU
NE winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough,
diminishing to a moderate chop.

FRI
E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy. 



AMZ158-181945-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
321 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

TODAY
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.

TONIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after midnight.

TUE
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.

TUE NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. A chance of rain
after midnight.

WED
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. Rain.

WED NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with
gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to
6 ft after midnight. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, increasing
to rough after midnight. Rain.

THU
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.

FRI
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft,
building to 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop,
increasing to a moderate chop. 



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