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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KMHX

FZUS52 KMHX 240217
CWFMHX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1017 PM EDT Thu May 23 2019

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

AMZ100-240945-
1017 PM EDT Thu May 23 2019

Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters

Low pressure will pass to the north of the region on Friday,
with a trailing cold front moving through the area by Friday
evening. Another backdoor front will move through on Monday,
but then will quickly retreat north Tuesday, with very hot
temperatures expected across the region through at least mid
next week.



AMZ230-240945-
Albemarle Sound-
1017 PM EDT Thu May 23 2019

OVERNIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.

FRI
W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N around 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves around 2 ft in the morning, then 1 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft
after midnight.

SAT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.

SAT NIGHT
SE winds around 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves
1 ft.

SUN
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

MON
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E. Waves 1 ft.

TUE
S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft,
then around 2 ft. 



AMZ231-240945-
Croatan and Roanoke Sounds-
1017 PM EDT Thu May 23 2019

OVERNIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.

FRI
W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NE at 15 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 ft.

SAT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.

SUN
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.

MON
N winds around 10 kt, becoming E. Waves 1 ft.

TUE
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. 



AMZ131-240945-
Alligator River-
1017 PM EDT Thu May 23 2019

OVERNIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

FRI
W winds around 15 to 20 kt, becoming N in the afternoon.
Waves light chop.

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

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

SAT NIGHT
S winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.

SUN
SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.

MON
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E. Waves light chop.

TUE
S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves light
chop, increasing to a moderate chop. 



AMZ135-240945-
Pamlico Sound-
1017 PM EDT Thu May 23 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING


OVERNIGHT
SW winds around 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3
ft.

FRI
W winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

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

SAT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the morning, then
1 ft.

SAT NIGHT
SE winds around 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves
1 ft, then around 2 ft after midnight.

SUN
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 ft, then 2 to 3 ft in the afternoon.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

MON
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt. Waves around
2 ft, then 1 ft.

TUE
S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves around
2 ft. 



AMZ136-240945-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
1017 PM EDT Thu May 23 2019

OVERNIGHT
SW winds around 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

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

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

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

SAT NIGHT
S winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.

SUN
SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

MON
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E. Waves light chop.

TUE
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. 



AMZ137-240945-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
1017 PM EDT Thu May 23 2019

OVERNIGHT
SW winds around 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

FRI
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the afternoon.

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

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

SAT NIGHT
S winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.

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

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

MON
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E. Waves light chop.

TUE
S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves light
chop, increasing to a moderate chop. 



AMZ150-240945-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
1017 PM EDT Thu May 23 2019

OVERNIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
4 seconds.

FRI
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds.

SAT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

SUN
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.

MON
N winds around 10 kt, becoming E. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

TUE
S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. 

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



AMZ152-240945-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
1017 PM EDT Thu May 23 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EDT FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

OVERNIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Dominant period 5 seconds.

FRI
W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds.

SAT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
SE winds around 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas
3 to 5 ft.

SUN
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

MON
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

TUE
S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 



AMZ154-240945-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
1017 PM EDT Thu May 23 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EDT FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

OVERNIGHT
SW winds around 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt late. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds.

FRI
W winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to 10
to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5
seconds.

FRI NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds.

SAT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
SE winds around 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas
3 to 5 ft.

SUN
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

MON
W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft,
subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.

TUE
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 



AMZ156-240945-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
1017 PM EDT Thu May 23 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EDT FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

OVERNIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts to 25 kt late. Seas 2 to 4
ft. Dominant period 4 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.

FRI
W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.

SAT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.

SAT NIGHT
SE winds around 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a
moderate chop after midnight.

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

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy.

MON
W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to light chop.

TUE
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. 



AMZ158-240945-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
1017 PM EDT Thu May 23 2019

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

FRI
W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the
afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a
moderate chop.

SAT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
4 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.

SAT NIGHT
SE winds around 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a
moderate chop after midnight.

SUN
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy.

MON
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers light chop.

TUE
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.