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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KMHX

FZUS52 KMHX 280457
CWFMHX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1257 AM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

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

AMZ100-281215-
1257 AM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS

BERMUDA HIGH PRESSURE OFFSHORE WITH A TROUGH INLAND WILL PERSIST
THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A WEAK COOL FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE
NORTHWEST NEXT WEEK.      



AMZ130-281215-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1257 AM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

REST OF TONIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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

FRI
SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

SAT
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

MON
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ131-281215-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1257 AM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

REST OF TONIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

THU NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.

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

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

SAT
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

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

MON
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ135-281215-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1257 AM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

REST OF TONIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KT LATE. WAVES 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

THU
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

THU NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.

FRI
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.

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

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

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

MON
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ136-281215-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1257 AM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

REST OF TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG LATE.

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

THU NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.

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

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

SAT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

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

MON
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ137-281215-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1257 AM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

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

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

THU NIGHT
SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.

FRI
SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

SAT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

SUN
SW 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.

MON
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ150-281215-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1257 AM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

REST OF TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

THU
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.

THU NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.

FRI
SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

SAT
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SUN
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

MON
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ152-281215-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
1257 AM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

REST OF TONIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

THU
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.

THU NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.

FRI
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SAT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

SAT NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SUN
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

MON
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY. 

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ154-281215-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1257 AM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

REST OF TONIGHT
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

THU
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.

THU NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.

FRI
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

SAT
SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

SAT NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SUN
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

MON
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY. 

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ156-281215-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1257 AM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

REST OF TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

THU
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

THU NIGHT
SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

FRI
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

SAT NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

SUN
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

MON
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ158-281215-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1257 AM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

REST OF TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

THU
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

THU NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

FRI
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SAT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

SAT NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

SUN
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

MON
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



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