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NWS Forecast

FZUS52 KMHX 011101
CWFMHX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
701 AM EDT TUE SEP 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

AMZ100-012245-
701 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS

BROAD HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE OVER THE REGION THROUGH THE UPCOMING
WEEK. A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE PIEDMONT
OF NORTH CAROLINA MID TO LATE WEEK. A COLD FRONT WILL DROP THROUGH
THE AREA FRIDAY NIGHT WITH STRONG HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING NORTH OF
THE REGION THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A WEAK TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE
DEVELOPS OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST EARLY NEXT WEEK.



AMZ130-012245-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
701 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

TODAY
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THIS MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS
AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.

WED
N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.

WED NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

THU NIGHT
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.

FRI
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SAT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT... THEN 1 FT. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ131-012245-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
701 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

TODAY
NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. AREAS OF FOG EARLY THIS
MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WED
N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

THU
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

THU NIGHT
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES FLAT.

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

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

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ135-012245-
PAMLICO SOUND-
701 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

TODAY
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING.

TONIGHT
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.

WED
N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.

WED NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

THU
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.

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

FRI
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SAT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ136-012245-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
701 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

TODAY
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT.

WED
NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

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

THU NIGHT
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT.

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

SAT
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ137-012245-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
701 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

TODAY
N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES FLAT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT.

WED
NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

THU
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

THU NIGHT
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

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

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

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ150-012245-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
701 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

TODAY
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.

WED
N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.

WED NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

THU
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND
2 FT.

THU NIGHT
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.

FRI
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

SAT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ152-154-012245-
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-
701 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

TODAY
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WED
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.

WED NIGHT
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

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

THU NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

FRI
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

SAT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ156-012245-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
701 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

TODAY
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
EARLY THIS MORNING.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WED
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

THU
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

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

FRI
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



AMZ158-012245-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
701 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

TODAY
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

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

WED
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

THU
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

THU NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

FRI
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.