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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KMHX

FZUS52 KMHX 181300
CWFMHX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
900 AM EDT Fri Sep 18 2020

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

AMZ100-182015-
900 AM EDT Fri Sep 18 2020

Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters

The remnants of Tropical Cyclone Sally will continue to move
offshore today pushing a strong cold front through the region. Cool
high pressure will build into the area this weekend into the middle
of next week.



AMZ230-182015-
Albemarle Sound-
900 AM EDT Fri Sep 18 2020

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

REST OF TODAY
N winds 20 to 25 kt with frequent gusts up to 35
kt this afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain with patchy
drizzle.

TONIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt with frequent gusts up to 35 kt.
Waves 2 to 3 ft. Patchy drizzle. A chance of rain, mainly in the
evening.

SAT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
A slight chance of showers.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.

SUN
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

SUN NIGHT
NE winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

MON
N winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

TUE
N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Waves around
2 ft, then 1 ft. 



AMZ131-182015-
Alligator River-
900 AM EDT Fri Sep 18 2020

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

REST OF TODAY
N winds 15 to 20 kt with frequent gusts to 35 kt
this afternoon. Waves choppy. A chance of rain with patchy drizzle.

TONIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt with frequent gusts to 35 kt. Waves
rough. Patchy drizzle. A chance of rain, mainly in the evening.

SAT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Waves rough. A
chance of showers in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 35 kt in the evening.
Waves choppy.

SUN
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Waves rough.

SUN NIGHT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Waves
rough.

MON
N winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves rough.

TUE
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. 



AMZ231-182015-
Croatan and Roanoke Sounds-
900 AM EDT Fri Sep 18 2020

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

REST OF TODAY
N winds 20 to 25 kt with frequent gust to 35 kt this
afternoon. Waves rough. A chance of rain with patchy drizzle.

TONIGHT
N winds 25 to 35 kt. Waves very rough. Patchy drizzle. A
chance of rain, mainly in the evening.

SAT
NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Waves very rough. A chance of showers
in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Waves
rough.

SUN
NE winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt in the
afternoon. Waves rough, increasing to very rough in the afternoon.

SUN NIGHT
NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Waves very rough.

MON
N winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves rough.

TUE
N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Waves choppy,
diminishing to a moderate chop. 



AMZ135-182015-
Pamlico Sound-
900 AM EDT Fri Sep 18 2020

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING...

REST OF TODAY
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt with
frequent gusts to 35 kt this afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
rain with patchy drizzle.

TONIGHT
N winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Waves around
3 ft. Patchy drizzle. A chance of rain, mainly in the evening.

SAT
NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Waves
around 3 ft.

SUN
NE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.

SUN NIGHT
NE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Waves
around 4 ft.

MON
NE winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt. Waves 3 to
4 ft.

TUE
N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. 



AMZ136-182015-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
900 AM EDT Fri Sep 18 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

REST OF TODAY
N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt.
Waves a moderate chop, becoming rough. A chance of rain with patchy
drizzle.

TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves choppy. Patchy drizzle. A
chance of rain, mainly in the evening.

SAT
NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves choppy. A slight chance of
showers.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves choppy.

SUN
NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Waves choppy.

SUN NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves choppy.

MON
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy.

TUE
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. 



AMZ137-182015-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
900 AM EDT Fri Sep 18 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

REST OF TODAY
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 26 kt with
gusts up to 30 kt this afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, increasing
to rough this afternoon. A chance of rain with patchy drizzle.

TONIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves rough.
Patchy drizzle. A chance of rain, mainly in the evening.

SAT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves rough. A
chance of showers in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves rough, diminishing to choppy after midnight.

SUN
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves rough.

SUN NIGHT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves
rough.

MON
NE winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt. Waves rough,
diminishing to choppy.

TUE
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. 



AMZ150-182015-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
900 AM EDT Fri Sep 18 2020

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING...

REST OF TODAY
N winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of rain with
patchy drizzle.

TONIGHT
N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. Patchy drizzle. A chance of rain, mainly in the evening.

SAT
NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft. Dominant period 8
seconds. A chance of showers in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 9 to
11 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds.

SUN
NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.

SUN NIGHT
NE winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 13 to
16 ft.

MON
NE winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 16
ft, subsiding to 10 to 14 ft.

TUE
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft, subsiding to 8 to
10 ft. 



AMZ152-182015-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
900 AM EDT Fri Sep 18 2020

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING...

REST OF TODAY
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt this
afternoon. Frequent gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant
period 7 seconds. A chance of rain with patchy drizzle.

TONIGHT
N winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft, building to 8 to 11 ft after midnight. Dominant period
6 seconds. Patchy drizzle. A chance of rain, mainly in the evening.

SAT
NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft. Dominant period 8
seconds. A chance of showers.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds around 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas
10 to 12 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. A chance of showers, mainly
in the evening.

SUN
NE winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 14
ft, building to 12 to 16 ft in the afternoon. A slight chance of
showers in the morning.

SUN NIGHT
NE winds around 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas
14 to 17 ft.

MON
NE winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to
17 ft, subsiding to 12 to 16 ft.

TUE
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft, subsiding to 9 to
11 ft. 



AMZ154-182015-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
900 AM EDT Fri Sep 18 2020

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING...

REST OF TODAY
W winds around 20 kt, becoming N early this
afternoon, then increasing to 25 to 35 kt late. Seas 6 to 9 ft,
subsiding to 5 to 7 ft this afternoon. Dominant period 7 seconds. A
chance of rain with patchy drizzle.

TONIGHT
N winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft, building to 7 to 10 ft after midnight. Dominant period
7 seconds. Patchy drizzle. A chance of rain, mainly in the evening.

SAT
NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Dominant period 8
seconds. A chance of showers.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds, increasing to 16 seconds after midnight. A chance of
showers, mainly in the evening.

SUN
NE winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft,
building to 10 to 15 ft in the afternoon. A slight chance of
showers.

SUN NIGHT
NE winds around 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas
11 to 16 ft.

MON
NE winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.

TUE
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 



AMZ156-182015-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
900 AM EDT Fri Sep 18 2020

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

REST OF TODAY
W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt early
this afternoon, then increasing to 25 to 35 kt late. Seas 5 to 8 ft,
subsiding to 4 to 6 ft this afternoon. Dominant period 7 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, increasing to rough early this
afternoon, then increasing to very rough late. A chance of rain with
patchy drizzle.

TONIGHT
N winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers very
rough. Patchy drizzle. A chance of rain, mainly in the evening.

SAT
NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Dominant period 7
seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough. A chance of showers.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds, increasing to 16 seconds after midnight. Adjacent sounds
and rivers very rough. A chance of showers, mainly in the evening.

SUN
NE winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough. A slight chance of showers in
the morning.

SUN NIGHT
NE winds around 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas
10 to 15 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough.

MON
NE winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers very rough.

TUE
N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to
10 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate
chop. 



AMZ158-182015-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
900 AM EDT Fri Sep 18 2020

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

REST OF TODAY
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt with
gusts up to 30 kt early this afternoon, then increasing to 20 to
30 kt with gusts up to 35 kt late. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Near shore, seas
4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft this afternoon. Dominant period 7
seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to
choppy early this afternoon, then increasing to rough late. A chance
of rain with patchy drizzle.

TONIGHT
N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft, except 3 to 5 ft
near shore. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers
very rough. Patchy drizzle. A chance of rain, mainly in the evening.

SAT
NE winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft,
building to 7 to 10 ft in the afternoon. Near shore, seas 4 to 6 ft.
Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough. A
chance of showers.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Seas 8 to 11 ft, except 5 to 7 ft near shore. Dominant
period 15 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough, diminishing
to rough after midnight. A chance of showers, mainly in the evening.

SUN
NE winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough. A slight chance of showers in
the morning.

SUN NIGHT
NE winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 9 to
12 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough.

MON
NE winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13
ft, subsiding to 8 to 11 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough,
diminishing to rough.

TUE
N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft, subsiding to 5 to 7 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy,
diminishing to a moderate chop.