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Hurricane Symbol Storm Special! View the latest observations near Atlantic Hurricane Ian.

National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KMHX

FZUS52 KMHX 271103
CWFMHX

Coastal Waters Forecast for North Carolina
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
703 AM EDT Tue Sep 27 2022

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

AMZ100-280015-
703 AM EDT Tue Sep 27 2022

Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters

High pressure will build into the area from the northwest
through mid- week. Late this week, Hurricane Ian will interact
with the stalled front offshore, leading to an unsettled period,
with a long duration of east to northeast winds and rain, heavy
at times.



AMZ230-280015-
Albemarle Sound-
703 AM EDT Tue Sep 27 2022

TODAY
N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt early
this afternoon, then becoming E late. Waves around 2 ft this
morning, then 1 ft.

TONIGHT
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt with gusts
up to 25 kt after midnight. Waves 1 ft or less, then around 2 ft
after midnight.

WED
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt in the morning.
Waves around 2 ft in the morning, then 1 ft.

WED NIGHT
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

THU
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around
2 ft.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves
2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers after midnight.

FRI
NE winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming E 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers, then showers
likely.

SAT
E winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves around 2 ft, then 1 ft. Showers likely. 



AMZ131-280015-
Alligator River-
703 AM EDT Tue Sep 27 2022

TODAY
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

TONIGHT
NE winds around 5 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves flat, increasing to a moderate chop after
midnight.

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

WED NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy.

THU
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves choppy.
A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.

THU NIGHT
NE winds around 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves
choppy. A chance of showers after midnight.

FRI
NE winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming E 15 to 20 kt. Waves rough,
diminishing to choppy. A chance of showers in the morning, then
showers likely.

SAT
E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Waves a
moderate chop. Showers likely. 



AMZ231-280015-
Croatan and Roanoke Sounds-
703 AM EDT Tue Sep 27 2022

TODAY
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt late. Waves
a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop late.

TONIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after
midnight.

WED
N winds around 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

WED NIGHT
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves
choppy.

THU
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves rough.
A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves
rough. A chance of showers after midnight.

FRI
E winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves rough, diminishing to choppy after midnight. A
chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely.

SAT
E winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop after
midnight. Showers likely. 



AMZ135-280015-
Pamlico Sound-
703 AM EDT Tue Sep 27 2022

TODAY
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

TONIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt with gusts
up to 25 kt after midnight. Waves 1 ft or less, then 2 to 3 ft
after midnight.

WED
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.

WED NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt
after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers after
midnight.

THU
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 3 to
4 ft. A slight chance of showers.

THU NIGHT
NE winds around 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Waves
3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.

FRI
E winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
in the morning, then showers likely.

SAT
SE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves
around 2 ft. Showers, then showers likely with a chance of tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.



AMZ136-280015-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
703 AM EDT Tue Sep 27 2022

TODAY
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

TONIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after
midnight.

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

WED NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

THU
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves choppy.
A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.

THU NIGHT
NE winds around 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves
choppy. A chance of showers after midnight.

FRI
E winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A chance of showers in
the morning, then showers likely.

SAT
SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. Showers, then
showers likely with a chance of tstms. 

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.



AMZ137-280015-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
703 AM EDT Tue Sep 27 2022

TODAY
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

TONIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt with gusts
up to 25 kt after midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to
choppy after midnight.

WED
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming NE
10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves choppy, diminishing to a
moderate chop in the afternoon.

WED NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves
choppy.

THU
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves rough.
A slight chance of showers.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves
rough. A chance of showers.

FRI
NE winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming E 15 to 20 kt. Waves rough,
diminishing to choppy. Showers likely. Showers.

SAT
SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves a
moderate chop. Showers in the morning, then showers with a chance
of tstms. 

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.



AMZ150-280015-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
703 AM EDT Tue Sep 27 2022

TODAY
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE late. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Dominant period 6 seconds.

TONIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt with
gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant
period 7 seconds.

WED
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds.

WED NIGHT
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds.

THU
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft, building to 6 to 7 ft in the afternoon. A slight chance of
showers.

THU NIGHT
NE winds around 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
6 to 8 ft. A chance of showers after midnight.

FRI
E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. A chance of showers,
then showers likely.

SAT
E winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Seas 6 to
8 ft, subsiding to 5 to 6 ft. Showers likely. 



AMZ152-280015-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
703 AM EDT Tue Sep 27 2022

TODAY
N winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Isolated showers and tstms early this morning.

TONIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds.

WED
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds.

WED NIGHT
N winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. A slight
chance of showers.

THU
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft. A slight chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of
showers in the afternoon.

THU NIGHT
NE winds around 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
7 to 9 ft. A chance of showers.

FRI
E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. A chance of showers
in the morning, then showers.

SAT
SE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas 6 to
8 ft. Showers, then showers likely with a chance of tstms. 

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



AMZ154-280015-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
703 AM EDT Tue Sep 27 2022

TODAY
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Isolated showers and tstms early this morning.

TONIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds.

WED
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. A slight chance of showers in
the afternoon.

WED NIGHT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. A slight chance of showers.

THU
NE winds around 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft. A chance of showers.

THU NIGHT
NE winds around 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas
7 to 10 ft. A chance of showers.

FRI
E winds 25 to 30 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to
11 ft, subsiding to 6 to 9 ft after midnight. Showers likely,
then showers.

SAT
SE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas 5 to
8 ft. Showers in the morning, then showers with a chance of
tstms. 

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



AMZ156-280015-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
703 AM EDT Tue Sep 27 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

TODAY
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
4 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. Isolated
showers and tstms early this morning.

TONIGHT
N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with
gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
4 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to
choppy after midnight.

WED
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers
choppy.

WED NIGHT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers
rough. A slight chance of showers.

THU
NE winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers very rough. A chance of showers.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers very rough. A chance of showers.

FRI
E winds 25 to 30 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to
10 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough, diminishing to
rough. Showers likely in the morning, then showers.

SAT
SE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas 5 to
7 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. Showers in the morning,
then showers with a chance of tstms. 

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



AMZ158-280015-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
703 AM EDT Tue Sep 27 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

TODAY
N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt this
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers light chop. Isolated showers and tstms early
this morning.

TONIGHT
N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with
gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to
choppy after midnight.

WED
N winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NE 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers rough, diminishing to choppy in the afternoon.

WED NIGHT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft, except 2 to 3 ft near shore. Dominant period
4 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. A slight chance of
showers.

THU
NE winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft, except 2 to 4 ft
near shore. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough. A slight
chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers in the
afternoon.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft, except 3 to
5 ft near shore. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough. A chance
of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.

FRI
NE winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming E 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough, diminishing to
rough. Showers likely in the morning. Showers. A chance of tstms
after midnight.

SAT
SE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas 5 to
8 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A chance of tstms.
Showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.