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NWS Forecast

FZUS52 KMHX 011655
CWFMHX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1255 PM EDT MON SEP 1 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

AMZ100-020015-
1255 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS

BERMUDA HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND OVER THE AREA THROUGH TUESDAY. A
WEAK COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE NORTH
WEDNESDAY...THEN STALL AND DISSIPATE ACROSS THE AREA THURSDAY AND
FRIDAY.      



AMZ130-020015-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1255 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

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

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.

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

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

WED NIGHT
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ131-020015-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1255 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

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

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

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

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

WED
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WED NIGHT
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

THU
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

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

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ135-020015-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1255 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

THIS AFTERNOON
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING...
THEN 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WED
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WED NIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

FRI
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 1 FT. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ136-020015-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1255 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

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

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

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

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

THU
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

FRI
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ137-020015-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1255 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

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

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

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

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

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

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

THU
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ150-020015-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1255 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

THIS AFTERNOON
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TUE
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WED
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WED NIGHT
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.

THU
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.

FRI
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. 

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ152-154-020015-
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-
1255 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

THIS AFTERNOON
SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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

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

THU
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

FRI
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. 

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ156-020015-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1255 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

THIS AFTERNOON
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WED
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

THU
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

FRI
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. 

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ158-020015-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1255 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

THIS AFTERNOON
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY.

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

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

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 4 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WED
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

THU
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

FRI
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. 

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.