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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KMHX

FZUS52 KMHX 250822
CWFMHX

Coastal Waters Forecast for North Carolina
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
322 AM EST Thu Feb 25 2021

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

AMZ100-252030-
322 AM EST Thu Feb 25 2021

Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters

A weak cold front will cross the area from north to south today with
westerly winds shifting to northerly by late morning/early
afternoon. Low pressure will impact the Southeast Coast into
the weekend with unsettled weather.



AMZ230-252030-
Albemarle Sound-
322 AM EST Thu Feb 25 2021

TODAY
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE this afternoon. Waves 1
to 2 ft.

TONIGHT
NE winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

FRI
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers
in the afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Showers.

SAT
S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves
around 2 ft in the morning, then 1 ft. A chance of showers, mainly
in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

SUN
S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt. Waves around
2 ft. A chance of showers.

MON
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N. Waves around 2 ft, then
1 ft. Showers likely, then a chance of showers. 



AMZ131-252030-
Alligator River-
322 AM EST Thu Feb 25 2021

TODAY
SW winds around 10 kt, becoming N this afternoon. Waves
light chop, increasing to a moderate chop this afternoon.

TONIGHT
NE winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.

FRI
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers in the afternoon.

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

SAT
S winds around 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves
light chop. A chance of showers, mainly in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

SUN
S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Waves a moderate chop. A
chance of showers.

MON
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N. Waves a moderate chop.
Showers likely, then a chance of showers. 



AMZ231-252030-
Croatan and Roanoke Sounds-
322 AM EST Thu Feb 25 2021

TODAY
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE. Waves a moderate chop.

TONIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

FRI
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers in the afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, increasing to choppy after
midnight. Showers.

SAT
S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the
afternoon. A chance of showers, mainly in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

SUN
S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt. Waves a
moderate chop, increasing to choppy. A chance of showers.

MON
W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Waves choppy,
diminishing to a moderate chop. Showers likely, then a chance of
showers. 



AMZ135-252030-
Pamlico Sound-
322 AM EST Thu Feb 25 2021

TODAY
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt this
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

TONIGHT
NE winds around 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

FRI
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers in
the afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
E winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SE 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers.

SAT
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft in the morning, then
1 ft. A chance of showers, mainly in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 ft or less.

SUN
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.

MON
W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Showers likely, then a chance of showers. 



AMZ136-252030-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
322 AM EST Thu Feb 25 2021

TODAY
SW winds around 10 kt, becoming NE this afternoon. Waves
light chop.

TONIGHT
NE winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.

FRI
NE winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
in the afternoon.

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

SAT
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves light
chop. A chance of showers, mainly in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

SUN
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers.

MON
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Waves a moderate
chop, diminishing to light chop. Showers likely, then a chance of
showers. 



AMZ137-252030-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
322 AM EST Thu Feb 25 2021

TODAY
SW winds around 10 kt, becoming NE this afternoon. Waves
light chop, increasing to a moderate chop this afternoon.

TONIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

FRI
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers in the afternoon.

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

SAT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers in
the morning.

SAT NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

SUN
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers.

MON
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Waves a moderate
chop, diminishing to light chop. Showers likely, then a chance of
showers. 



AMZ150-252030-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
322 AM EST Thu Feb 25 2021

TODAY
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt this
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds.

TONIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds.

FRI
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. A chance of showers in the afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 6 to
9 ft after midnight. Near shore, seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to
7 ft after midnight. Dominant period 6 seconds. Showers.

SAT
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to
10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 9 ft. A chance of showers.

SAT NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

SUN
S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of
showers.

MON
W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers
likely, then a chance of showers. 



AMZ152-252030-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
322 AM EST Thu Feb 25 2021

TODAY
SW winds around 15 kt, becoming N this afternoon. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds.

TONIGHT
NE winds around 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds.

FRI
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. A chance of showers in the afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
E winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft, building to 7 to 10 ft after midnight. Dominant period
6 seconds. Showers.

SAT
S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming SW 15 to
20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 7 to 10 ft, subsiding to 5 to 8 ft in
the afternoon. A chance of showers, mainly in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

SUN
S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft,
building to 5 to 7 ft. A chance of showers.

MON
W winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Showers likely, then a chance of showers. 



AMZ154-252030-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
322 AM EST Thu Feb 25 2021

TODAY
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N this afternoon. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds.

TONIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds.

FRI
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
4 seconds. A chance of showers in the afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
SE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft, building to 7 to 10 ft after midnight. Dominant period
6 seconds. Showers.

SAT
S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming SW 15 to
20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 9 ft, subsiding to 5 to 7 ft in
the afternoon. A chance of showers, mainly in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

SUN
S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft,
building to 5 to 7 ft. A chance of showers.

MON
W winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft,
subsiding to 4 to 6 ft. Showers likely, then a chance of showers. 



AMZ156-252030-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
322 AM EST Thu Feb 25 2021

TODAY
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 15 to 20 kt this
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy this
afternoon.

TONIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.

FRI
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A chance of showers in
the afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
SE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough.
Showers.

SAT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers, mainly in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, diminishing to light chop after midnight.

SUN
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy,
increasing to rough. A chance of showers.

MON
W winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, diminishing to choppy. Showers
likely, then a chance of showers. 



AMZ158-252030-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
322 AM EST Thu Feb 25 2021

TODAY
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 2
to 4 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a
moderate chop, increasing to choppy late.

TONIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
4 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.

FRI
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft,
except 2 to 4 ft near shore. Dominant period 4 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers rough. A slight chance of showers in the morning,
then a chance of showers in the afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
E winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Gusts
up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft, except 3 to 5 ft near shore. Dominant
period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. Showers likely.

SAT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, diminishing to light chop after midnight.

SUN
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to
rough. A chance of showers.

MON
W winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, diminishing to choppy. Showers
likely, then a chance of showers. 



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