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NWS Forecast

FZUS52 KMHX 280830
CWFMHX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
330 AM EST FRI NOV 28 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

AMZ100-282015-
330 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE AREA FROM THE WEST TODAY...THEN
REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
THROUGH THE WATERS MONDAY NIGHT WITH HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN
TUESDAY. 



AMZ130-282015-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
330 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY


TODAY
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

SAT NIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2
FT.

MON
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

TUE
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.



AMZ131-282015-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
330 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY


TODAY
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP THIS
AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

SAT
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.

SAT NIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE
CHOP.

MON
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.

TUE
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. 



AMZ135-282015-
PAMLICO SOUND-
330 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY


TODAY
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

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

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

SAT NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

SUN
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...THEN 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

SUN NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

MON
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

TUE
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. 



AMZ136-282015-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
330 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

TODAY
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT EARLY...DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT
CHOP LATE.

TONIGHT
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

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

MON
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

TUE
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT. 



AMZ137-282015-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
330 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

TODAY
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT EARLY...DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT
CHOP LATE.

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

SAT
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.

SAT NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

SUN
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.

SUN 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.

MON
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

TUE
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. 



AMZ150-282015-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
330 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON


TODAY
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 4 TO 6 FT NEAR SHORE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT THIS AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.

SAT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.

SAT NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS.

SUN
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SUN NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

MON
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

TUE
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. 



AMZ152-154-282015-
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-
330 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING


TODAY
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.

SAT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.

SAT NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 4 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SUN THROUGH SUN NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

MON
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

TUE
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. 



AMZ156-282015-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
330 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON


TODAY
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP.

TONIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

SAT
NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

SUN
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.

SUN NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

TUE
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY. 



AMZ158-282015-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
330 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON


TODAY
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT THIS AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE
CHOP THIS AFTERNOON.

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

SAT
NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.

SAT NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 4 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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

MON
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP... DIMINISHING TO
LIGHT CHOP.

TUE
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY.