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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KMHX

FZUS52 KMHX 202007
CWFMHX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
307 PM EST Tue Nov 20 2018

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

AMZ100-210730-
307 PM EST Tue Nov 20 2018

Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters

A cold front will pass through this evening. High pressure will then
build into the region through Friday. The next storm system will
affect the region this weekend.



AMZ130-210730-
Albemarle Sound-
307 PM EST Tue Nov 20 2018

TONIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.

WED
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft after midnight.

THU
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around
2 ft.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

FRI
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

FRI NIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers after midnight.

SAT
SE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Waves around 2 ft.
Showers, then a chance of showers.

SUN
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt. Waves around
2 ft, then 1 ft. A chance of showers. 



AMZ131-210730-
Alligator River-
307 PM EST Tue Nov 20 2018

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

WED
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Waves light
chop.

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

THU
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Waves choppy.

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

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

FRI NIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers after midnight.

SAT
SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Waves a moderate chop.
Showers, then a chance of showers.

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



AMZ135-210730-
Pamlico Sound-
307 PM EST Tue Nov 20 2018

TONIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

WED
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 ft.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

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

THU NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the evening.
Waves around 3 ft.

FRI
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers after midnight.

SAT
SE winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. Showers, then a chance of showers.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Waves around
2 ft, then 1 ft. A chance of showers. 



AMZ136-210730-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
307 PM EST Tue Nov 20 2018

TONIGHT
N winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.

WED
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Waves light
chop.

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

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

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

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

FRI NIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers after midnight.

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

SUN
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt. Waves a
moderate chop, diminishing to light chop. A chance of showers. 



AMZ137-210730-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
307 PM EST Tue Nov 20 2018

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

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

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

THU
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop after
midnight.

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

FRI NIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers after midnight.

SAT
SE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W. Waves choppy. Showers, then
a chance of showers.

SUN
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt. Waves a
moderate chop, diminishing to light chop. A chance of showers. 



AMZ150-210730-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
307 PM EST Tue Nov 20 2018

TONIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds.

WED
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds.

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

THU NIGHT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

FRI
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

FRI NIGHT
E winds around 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft. A chance of
showers after midnight.

SAT
SE winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft, building to 8 to 11 ft. Showers.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to
10 ft, subsiding to 6 to 8 ft. A chance of showers. 



AMZ152-210730-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
307 PM EST Tue Nov 20 2018

TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds.

WED
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.

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

THU
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft,
building to 5 to 8 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 6 seconds.

THU NIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft, subsiding to 6 ft
after midnight.

FRI
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

FRI NIGHT
E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of
showers after midnight.

SAT
SE winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming SW. Seas 7 to 10 ft, building
to 9 to 12 ft. Showers.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to
10 ft, subsiding to 5 to 8 ft. A chance of showers. 



AMZ154-210730-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
307 PM EST Tue Nov 20 2018

TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds.

WED
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds.

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

THU NIGHT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft after midnight. A slight chance of
showers.

FRI
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

FRI NIGHT
SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of
showers after midnight.

SAT
SE winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W. Seas 7 to 10 ft, building
to 9 to 12 ft. Showers, then a chance of showers.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to
10 ft, subsiding to 5 to 8 ft. A chance of showers. 



AMZ156-210730-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
307 PM EST Tue Nov 20 2018

TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop late.

WED
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds, decreasing to
4 seconds after midnight. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, increasing to choppy after midnight.

THU
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.

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

FRI
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy.

FRI NIGHT
E winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SE 20 to 25 kt with gusts
up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft
after midnight. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, increasing to
rough after midnight. A chance of showers after midnight.

SAT
SE winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to
10 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough, diminishing to choppy.
Showers, then a chance of showers.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 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. A chance of showers. 



AMZ158-210730-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
307 PM EST Tue Nov 20 2018

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt late this
evening and overnight. Seas around 4 ft, except 2 to 3 ft near
shore. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a
moderate chop, increasing to choppy late this evening and overnight.

WED
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds, decreasing to
4 seconds after midnight. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, increasing to choppy after midnight.

THU
N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NE 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft, except 2 to 3 ft near shore. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, increasing to
rough in the afternoon.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. A slight chance of showers.

FRI
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the morning. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.

FRI NIGHT
E winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft after midnight. Adjacent
sounds and rivers choppy. A chance of showers.

SAT
SE winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to
10 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, diminishing to choppy.
Showers.

SUN
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers.