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NWS Forecast

FZUS52 KMHX 270723
CWFMHX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
323 AM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

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

AMZ100-271915-
323 AM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS

HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO EXTEND OVER THE AREA FROM OFFSHORE
THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A WEAK BOUNDARY WILL APPROACH THE REGION
EARLY NEXT WEEK.



AMZ130-271915-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
323 AM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

TODAY
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.

THU
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

THU NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.

FRI
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

FRI NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SAT THROUGH SUN
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ131-271915-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
323 AM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

TODAY
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.

THU
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

THU NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

FRI
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

FRI NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

SAT THROUGH SUN
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ135-271915-
PAMLICO SOUND-
323 AM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

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

TONIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

THU
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

THU NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

FRI
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

FRI NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SAT THROUGH SUN
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. 



AMZ136-271915-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
323 AM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

TODAY
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO AROUND 10 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 15 KT THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.

TONIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.

THU
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

THU NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.

FRI THROUGH FRI NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

SAT THROUGH SUN
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ137-271915-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
323 AM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

TODAY
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO AROUND 10 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 15 KT THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.

THU
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

THU NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

FRI
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

FRI NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

SAT THROUGH SUN
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ150-271915-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
323 AM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

TODAY
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.

TONIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.

THU
S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.

THU NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.

FRI
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.

FRI NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

SAT THROUGH SUN
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 



AMZ152-154-271915-
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-
323 AM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

TODAY
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5
SECONDS.

TONIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7
SECONDS.

THU
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.

THU NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.

FRI
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

FRI NIGHT
SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SAT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SUN
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. 



AMZ156-271915-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
323 AM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

TODAY
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

TONIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

THU
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

THU NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

FRI
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

FRI NIGHT
SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

SAT
SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

SUN
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP. 

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ158-271915-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
323 AM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

TODAY
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

TONIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

THU
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

THU NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

FRI
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

FRI NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

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

SUN
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP. 

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.