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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KMHX

FZUS52 KMHX 080442
CWFMHX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1242 AM EDT Wed Apr 8 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

AMZ100-081215-
1242 AM EDT Wed Apr 8 2020

Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters

A series of weak mid-level disturbances will move across the area
into Thursday with a mainly dry cold front pushing through the
area late Thursday. A stronger low pressure area and cold front
may impact the region next weekend.



AMZ230-081215-
Albemarle Sound-
1242 AM EDT Wed Apr 8 2020

REST OF TONIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.

WED
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the afternoon.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E after midnight. Waves
1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.

THU
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft in the afternoon. A slight
chance of showers.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A slight
chance of showers in the evening.

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

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

SAT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A
chance of showers.

SUN
S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. A
chance of showers. 

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.



AMZ231-081215-
Croatan and Roanoke Sounds-
1242 AM EDT Wed Apr 8 2020

REST OF TONIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

WED
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight chance
of showers and tstms in the afternoon.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Waves
light chop, diminishing to flat after midnight. A chance of showers
and tstms in the evening.

THU
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Waves light chop, increasing to choppy in the afternoon. A slight
chance of showers.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A slight chance of
showers in the evening.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds around 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S. Waves a moderate chop,
diminishing to light chop. A chance of showers.

SUN
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A chance of showers. 

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.



AMZ131-081215-
Alligator River-
1242 AM EDT Wed Apr 8 2020

REST OF TONIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves moderate chop.

WED
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight chance
of showers and tstms in the afternoon.

WED NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Waves
light chop, diminishing to flat after midnight. A chance of showers
and tstms in the evening.

THU
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop in the afternoon. A
slight chance of showers.

THU NIGHT
NW winds around 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers in the evening.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy.

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

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

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

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.



AMZ135-081215-
Pamlico Sound-
1242 AM EDT Wed Apr 8 2020

REST OF TONIGHT
SW winds around 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

WED
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

WED NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft in the evening, then 1 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms, mainly in the evening.

THU
S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 ft, then 2 to 3 ft in the afternoon.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance
of showers after midnight.

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

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S. Waves around 2 ft, then
1 ft. A chance of showers.

SUN
S winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. A chance of showers. 

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.



AMZ136-081215-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
1242 AM EDT Wed Apr 8 2020

REST OF TONIGHT
SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.

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

WED NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.

THU
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop in the afternoon.

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

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

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

SAT
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers.

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

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.



AMZ137-081215-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
1242 AM EDT Wed Apr 8 2020

REST OF TONIGHT
SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.

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

WED NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W around 5 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to flat after midnight.
A chance of showers and tstms, mainly in the evening.

THU
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop in the afternoon.

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

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

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

SAT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Waves light chop. A chance
of showers.

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

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.



AMZ150-081215-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
1242 AM EDT Wed Apr 8 2020

REST OF TONIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant
period 12 seconds.

WED
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. A slight
chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.

WED NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft after midnight.
Near shore, seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.

THU
S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas around 2 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon.
Dominant period 10 seconds, decreasing to 4 seconds in the
afternoon. A slight chance of showers.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A slight chance
of showers.

FRI
NW winds around 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.

SUN
S winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft, building to 5 to 8 ft. A chance of showers. 

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



AMZ152-081215-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
1242 AM EDT Wed Apr 8 2020

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


REST OF TONIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant
period 11 seconds.

WED
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds.

WED NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.

THU
S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds, decreasing to
5 seconds in the afternoon.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A slight chance
of showers.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.

SUN
S winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft. A chance of showers. 

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



AMZ154-081215-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
1242 AM EDT Wed Apr 8 2020

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


REST OF TONIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 20 to 25 kt with
gusts up to 30 kt late. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.

WED
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming SW 15 to
20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds.

WED NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. A chance of
showers and tstms, mainly in the evening.

THU
S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas around 3 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft in the afternoon.
Dominant period 5 seconds.

THU NIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
5 to 7 ft. A slight chance of showers.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.

SUN
S winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft. A chance of showers. 

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



AMZ156-081215-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
1242 AM EDT Wed Apr 8 2020

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


REST OF TONIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant
period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.

WED
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.

WED NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop after midnight. A
slight chance of showers and tstms.

THU
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy in the
afternoon.

THU NIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop. A
chance of showers.

SUN
S winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy,
increasing to rough. A chance of showers. 

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



AMZ158-081215-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
1242 AM EDT Wed Apr 8 2020

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


REST OF TONIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant
period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.

WED
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft, except 3 to 5 ft near
shore. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.

WED NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Near shore, seas 3 to 5 ft, subsiding to
2 to 3 ft after midnight. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop after midnight. A
slight chance of showers and tstms.

THU
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up
to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 3 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft
in the afternoon. Near shore, seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to
choppy in the afternoon.

THU NIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming NW
after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy,
diminishing to a moderate chop after midnight.

SAT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop. A
chance of showers.

SUN
S winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy,
increasing to rough. A chance of showers. 

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



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