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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KMHX

FZUS52 KMHX 232000
CWFMHX

Coastal Waters Forecast for North Carolina
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
300 PM EST Mon Nov 23 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

AMZ100-240745-
300 PM EST Mon Nov 23 2020

Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters

High pressure builds into the region through Wednesday. Another cold
front will approach the area Thanksgiving day and move offshore
by Thursday night. A complex low pressure system will approach the
region later this weekend.



AMZ230-240745-
Albemarle Sound-
300 PM EST Mon Nov 23 2020

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST TUESDAY


TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 1 ft or less.

TUE
N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 ft or less.

TUE NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E after midnight. Waves
1 ft or less.

WED
SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

WED NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A slight chance
of showers in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.

THU
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of
showers.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
1 ft or less.

FRI
NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

SAT
NW winds around 5 kt, becoming N. Waves 1 ft or less. 



AMZ131-240745-
Alligator River-
300 PM EST Mon Nov 23 2020

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST TUESDAY


TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop late.

TUE
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.

TUE NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E after midnight. Waves
light chop, diminishing to flat after midnight.

WED
SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

WED NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance
of showers in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.

THU
SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
light chop, diminishing to flat after midnight.

FRI
N winds around 5 kt, becoming light and variable. Waves flat.

SAT
NW winds around 5 kt, becoming N. Waves flat, increasing to
light chop. 



AMZ231-240745-
Croatan and Roanoke Sounds-
300 PM EST Mon Nov 23 2020

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST TUESDAY


TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves choppy.

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

TUE NIGHT
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

WED
E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

WED NIGHT
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after
midnight. A slight chance of showers in the evening, then a chance
of showers after midnight.

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

THU NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight.

FRI
NW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

SAT
NW winds around 5 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Waves flat,
increasing to a moderate chop. 



AMZ135-240745-
Pamlico Sound-
300 PM EST Mon Nov 23 2020

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt early this
evening. Waves around 3 ft.

TUE
N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

TUE NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 ft or less.

WED
E winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 ft or less.

WED NIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 ft or less, then around 2 ft after midnight. A
slight chance of showers in the evening, then a chance of showers
after midnight.

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

THU NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 ft or less.

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

SAT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft or
less, then around 2 ft. 



AMZ136-240745-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
300 PM EST Mon Nov 23 2020

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

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

TUE NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

WED
E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

WED NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance
of showers in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.

THU
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
light chop, diminishing to flat after midnight.

FRI
N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

SAT
NW winds around 5 kt, becoming N. Waves flat, increasing to
light chop. 



AMZ137-240745-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
300 PM EST Mon Nov 23 2020

TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight, then increasing to 15 to 20 kt late. Waves choppy,
diminishing to a moderate chop after midnight, then increasing to
choppy late.

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

TUE NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

WED
E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

WED NIGHT
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after
midnight. A slight chance of showers in the evening, then a chance
of showers after midnight.

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

THU NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
light chop, diminishing to flat after midnight.

FRI
N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

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



AMZ150-240745-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
300 PM EST Mon Nov 23 2020

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON


TONIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft, except 4 to 6 ft
near shore. Dominant period 6 seconds.

TUE
N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
NE winds around 10 kt, becoming E after midnight. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds.

WED
E winds around 5 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

WED NIGHT
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S around 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A slight chance of showers.

THU
SW winds around 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

FRI
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

SAT
NW winds around 5 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.



AMZ152-240745-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
300 PM EST Mon Nov 23 2020

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON


TONIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.

TUE
N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. A slight chance
of showers after midnight.

WED
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

WED NIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A slight chance of showers in the evening,
then a chance of showers after midnight.

THU
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W around 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

FRI
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

SAT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.



AMZ154-240745-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
300 PM EST Mon Nov 23 2020

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON


TONIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds.

TUE
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. A slight chance
of showers after midnight.

WED
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A slight chance of
showers.

WED NIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A slight chance of showers in the evening,
then a chance of showers after midnight.

THU
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

FRI
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

SAT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.



AMZ156-240745-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
300 PM EST Mon Nov 23 2020

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING


TONIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough.

TUE
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.

TUE NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight.

WED
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.

WED NIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, increasing to choppy after midnight. A slight chance of
showers in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.

THU
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy. A chance of showers.

THU NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop.

FRI
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.

SAT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a moderate
chop. 



AMZ158-240745-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
300 PM EST Mon Nov 23 2020

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING


TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, except 2 to 4 ft
near shore. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers
choppy.

TUE
N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft, except 2 to 3 ft near shore. Dominant
period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to
a moderate chop in the afternoon.

TUE NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight.

WED
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.

WED NIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, increasing to choppy after midnight. A slight chance of
showers in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.

THU
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy. A chance of showers.

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

FRI
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.

SAT
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.