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NWS Forecast

FZUS52 KMHX 250347
CWFMHX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1047 PM EST SAT JAN 24 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

AMZ100-251130-
1047 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT AND SUNDAY. A LOW
PRESSURE AREA AND COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NORTHWEST MONDAY
AND PASS THROUGH MONDAY EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN THROUGH
MID WEEK. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT OR
FRIDAY. 



AMZ130-251130-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1047 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

OVERNIGHT
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.

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

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

MON
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.

MON NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.

TUE
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.

TUE NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.

WED
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT...THEN 1 FT.

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



AMZ131-251130-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1047 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

OVERNIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

SUN
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE
AFTERNOON.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

MON
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.

MON NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS.

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

TUE NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.

WED
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES
CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP.

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



AMZ135-251130-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1047 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

OVERNIGHT
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

SUN
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FT.

SUN NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.

MON
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.

MON NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.

TUE
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

TUE NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

WED
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.

THU
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 1 FT. 



AMZ136-251130-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1047 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

OVERNIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

SUN
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

MON
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.

MON NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.

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

TUE NIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

WED
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

THU
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO
LIGHT CHOP. 



AMZ137-251130-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1047 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

OVERNIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

SUN
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE
AFTERNOON.

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

MON
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.

MON NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.

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

TUE NIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

WED
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.

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



AMZ150-251130-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1047 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST SUNDAY


OVERNIGHT
W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.

SUN
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
NEAR SHORE...SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.

MON
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.

MON NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.

TUE
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

TUE NIGHT
N WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

WED
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.

THU
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



AMZ152-154-251130-
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-
1047 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING


OVERNIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS.

SUN
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.

SUN NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MON
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

MON NIGHT
NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... BUILDING TO
5 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS...MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

TUE NIGHT
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

WED
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.

THU
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



AMZ156-251130-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1047 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST SUNDAY


OVERNIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH.

SUN
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.

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

MON
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MON NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.

TUE
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.

TUE NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
INCREASING TO ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

THU
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP. 



AMZ158-251130-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1047 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST SUNDAY


OVERNIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY.

SUN
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.

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

MON
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...
INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY
IN THE AFTERNOON.

MON NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.

TUE
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.

TUE NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.

WED
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE
CHOP.

THU
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP.