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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KMHX

FZUS52 KMHX 251438
CWFMHX

Coastal Waters Forecast for North Carolina
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
938 AM EST Tue Jan 25 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

AMZ100-252230-
938 AM EST Tue Jan 25 2022

Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters

A cold front will push through the waters this evening with high
pressure building back in Wednesday and Thursday. A low pressure
system will impact the area Friday and Saturday. High pressure will
build over the area late weekend and early next week.



AMZ230-252230-
Albemarle Sound-
938 AM EST Tue Jan 25 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

REST OF TODAY
SW winds around 10 kt, becoming W this afternoon.
Waves 1 ft or less.

TONIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts
up to 30 kt after midnight. Waves 1 ft or less, then around 2 ft
after midnight.

WED
N winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves around 2 ft.

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

THU
N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves around 2 ft in the morning, then 1 ft.

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

FRI
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft or
less, then 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain, then snow and rain likely.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. 



AMZ131-252230-
Alligator River-
938 AM EST Tue Jan 25 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

REST OF TODAY
SW winds around 10 kt, becoming W this afternoon.
Waves light chop, diminishing to flat this afternoon.

TONIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts
up to 30 kt after midnight. Waves a moderate chop, increasing to
choppy after midnight.

WED
N winds around 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves choppy.

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

THU
N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the
afternoon.

THU NIGHT
N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

FRI
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Waves light
chop, increasing to a moderate chop. A chance of rain, then snow and
rain likely.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. 



AMZ231-252230-
Croatan and Roanoke Sounds-
938 AM EST Tue Jan 25 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

REST OF TODAY
SW winds around 10 kt, becoming W this afternoon.
Waves light chop, diminishing to flat this afternoon.

TONIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts
up to 30 kt after midnight. Waves a moderate chop, increasing to
rough after midnight.

WED
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves rough.

WED NIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves rough, diminishing to choppy after midnight.

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

THU NIGHT
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

FRI
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Waves light
chop, increasing to choppy. A chance of rain, then snow and rain
likely.

SAT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves rough. A chance of rain and snow.



AMZ135-252230-
Pamlico Sound-
938 AM EST Tue Jan 25 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

REST OF TODAY
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt with gusts
up to 30 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

WED
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around
3 ft.

WED NIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves
around 3 ft.

THU
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, diminishing to
10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

THU NIGHT
N winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

FRI
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt. Waves 1 ft or
less, then 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain, then rain and snow likely.

SAT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of rain and
snow. 



AMZ136-252230-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
938 AM EST Tue Jan 25 2022

REST OF TODAY
SW winds around 10 kt, becoming W this afternoon.
Waves light chop, diminishing to flat this afternoon.

TONIGHT
N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with some gusts
up to 25 kt after midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a
moderate chop after midnight.

WED
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Some gusts up to 25 kt in the morning.
Waves a moderate chop.

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

THU
N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the
afternoon.

THU NIGHT
N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

FRI
NW winds around 5 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves flat,
increasing to a moderate chop. A chance of rain, then rain and snow
likely.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves
choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop. 



AMZ137-252230-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
938 AM EST Tue Jan 25 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

REST OF TODAY
SW 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. Waves choppy.

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

THU
N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the
afternoon.

THU NIGHT
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

FRI
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Waves light
chop, increasing to choppy. A chance of rain, then rain likely with
a chance of snow.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves
choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop. 



AMZ150-252230-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
938 AM EST Tue Jan 25 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

REST OF TODAY
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant
period 11 seconds.

TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds.

WED
N winds around 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
Dominant period 6 seconds.

WED NIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.

THU
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, diminishing to
around 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

THU NIGHT
N winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

FRI
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft,
building to 4 to 6 ft. A chance of rain, then rain and snow likely.

SAT
NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. A chance of rain and
snow. 



AMZ152-252230-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
938 AM EST Tue Jan 25 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

REST OF TODAY
W winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant
period 11 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt with gusts
up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds.

WED
N winds around 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
Dominant period 6 seconds. A slight chance of showers.

WED NIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. A slight chance of showers.

THU
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, diminishing to
10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 ft, subsiding to 4 ft in
the afternoon.

THU NIGHT
N winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

FRI
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 25 to 30 kt. Seas around
3 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft. A chance of rain, then rain likely.

SAT
NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. A chance of rain. 



AMZ154-252230-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
938 AM EST Tue Jan 25 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

REST OF TODAY
W winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant
period 11 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt with gusts
up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft
after midnight. Dominant period 11 seconds. A slight chance of
showers.

WED
N winds around 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
Dominant period 5 seconds. A slight chance of showers.

WED NIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A slight chance of showers.

THU
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, diminishing to
10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

THU NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

FRI
N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Rain likely.

SAT
NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. A chance of rain. 



AMZ156-252230-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
938 AM EST Tue Jan 25 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

REST OF TODAY
W winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant
period 11 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt with gusts
up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft
after midnight. Dominant period 11 seconds. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop, increasing to rough after midnight.

WED
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. A
slight chance of showers in the morning.

WED NIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough.

THU
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to
10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the afternoon.

THU NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop.

FRI
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft,
building to 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop,
increasing to rough. Rain likely.

SAT
NW winds 25 to 30 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough, diminishing to rough. A
chance of rain. 



AMZ158-252230-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
938 AM EST Tue Jan 25 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

REST OF TODAY
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.

TONIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt with gusts up
to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft after
midnight. Near shore, seas around 2 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to rough after
midnight.

WED
N 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 in the morning.

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 5 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers rough.

THU
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to
10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers rough, diminishing to a moderate chop in the afternoon.

THU NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop.

FRI
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft,
building to 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop,
increasing to rough. A chance of rain, then rain likely.

SAT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers rough. A chance of rain.