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NWS Forecast

FZUS52 KMHX 010414
CWFMHX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1214 AM EDT WED JUL 1 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

AMZ100-011215-
1214 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS

A TYPICAL SUMMER TIME PATTERN IS EXPECTED FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK
WITH HIGH PRESSURE OFFSHORE AND A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE TO THE
WEST. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER INLAND AREAS BY LATE NEXT
WEEKEND.                       



AMZ130-011215-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1214 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

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

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

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.

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

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

FRI
SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.

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

SUN
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ131-011215-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1214 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

REST OF TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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

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

THU NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

FRI
SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

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

SUN
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ135-011215-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1214 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING


REST OF TONIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WED
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING... THEN 1 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.

THU
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

THU NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

FRI
SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.

SAT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 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. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ136-011215-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1214 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

REST OF TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

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

THU
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

THU NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

FRI
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.

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

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

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ137-011215-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1214 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

REST OF TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WED
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.

THU
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

THU NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

FRI
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LIKELY.

SAT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.

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

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ150-011215-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1214 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

REST OF TONIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WED
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.

THU
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

FRI
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.

SAT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

SUN
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ152-154-011215-
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-
1214 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING


REST OF TONIGHT
SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20
KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WED
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

THU
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

THU NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

FRI
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.

SAT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

SUN
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. 

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ156-011215-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1214 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING


REST OF TONIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WED
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

THU NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

FRI
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.

SAT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

SUN
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ158-011215-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1214 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

REST OF TONIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WED
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

THU
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

THU NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

FRI
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.

SAT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

SUN
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.