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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KMHX

FZUS52 KMHX 211051 AAA
CWFMHX

Coastal Waters Forecast...UPDATED
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
651 AM EDT Thu Mar 21 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

AMZ100-212230-
651 AM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters

Low pressure will lift north across the area this morning and
push a cold front through this afternoon. Another, mainly dry
cold front will push across the area late Friday. High pressure
will build into the area this weekend. A storm system is
expected to impact the region early to mid next week.



AMZ130-212230-
Albemarle Sound-
651 AM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

TODAY
SE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW this afternoon. Waves
around 2 ft. Showers with a slight chance of tstms this morning,
then a chance of showers early this afternoon. A slight chance of
showers late.

TONIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves around 2 ft. A slight chance of showers.

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

FRI NIGHT
W winds around 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves
around 2 ft.

SAT
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

SUN
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

MON
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
A chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.



AMZ131-212230-
Alligator River-
651 AM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

TODAY
SE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW this afternoon. Waves
choppy. Showers with a slight chance of tstms this morning, then a
chance of showers early this afternoon. A slight chance of showers
late.

TONIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers.

FRI
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy.

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

SUN
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW. Waves light chop.

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

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.



AMZ135-212230-
Pamlico Sound-
651 AM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING


TODAY
SE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming SW 15
to 25 kt late this morning and afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers
with a slight chance of tstms this morning, then a slight chance of
showers this afternoon.

TONIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers.

FRI
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 2 to 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves
around 3 ft.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the morning. Waves
2 to 3 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

SUN
N winds around 10 kt, becoming SW. Waves 1 ft.

MON
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers. 

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.



AMZ136-212230-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
651 AM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

TODAY
SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming SW late
this morning and afternoon. Waves a moderate chop. Showers early this
morning, then a chance of showers late this morning.

TONIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers.

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

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

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

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight.

SUN
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW. Waves light chop.

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



AMZ137-212230-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
651 AM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

TODAY
S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW late this morning and
afternoon. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop late this
morning and afternoon. Showers with a slight chance of tstms early
this morning, then a slight chance of showers late this morning.

TONIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers.

FRI
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy.

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

SAT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the
afternoon.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight.

SUN
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW. Waves light chop.

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

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.



AMZ150-212230-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
651 AM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON


TODAY
SE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming S this afternoon. Seas 7 to
10 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. A slight chance of tstms this
morning. Showers until late afternoon, then a slight chance of
showers late.

TONIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A slight chance of showers.

FRI
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft, except 4 to 5 ft near shore. Dominant period 10 seconds.

SAT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to
15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

SUN
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

MON
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



AMZ152-212230-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
651 AM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON


TODAY
SE winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt early this
afternoon, then increasing to 20 to 25 kt late. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
Dominant period 8 seconds. A slight chance of tstms this morning.
Showers until late afternoon, then a slight chance of showers late.

TONIGHT
W winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 6 to 9 ft, subsiding to 5 to 7 ft after midnight.
Dominant period 9 seconds. A slight chance of showers after
midnight.

FRI
W winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds, decreasing to 5 seconds after
midnight.

SAT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to
15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

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

SUN
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas around
3 ft.

MON
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers. 

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



AMZ154-212230-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
651 AM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON


TODAY
SE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming SW
late this morning and afternoon. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Dominant period 8
seconds. Showers with a slight chance of tstms this morning, then a
chance of showers early this afternoon.

TONIGHT
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. A slight chance of showers after
midnight.

FRI
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
Dominant period 9 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.

SAT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to
15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

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

SUN
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

MON
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers. 

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



AMZ156-212230-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
651 AM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING


TODAY
SE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming SW
late this morning and afternoon. Seas 7 to 11 ft. Dominant period 9
seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. Showers with a slight
chance of tstms early this morning, then a chance of showers late
this morning.

TONIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts
up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, increasing to rough
after midnight. A slight chance of showers after midnight.

FRI
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough.

SAT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to
15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers rough, diminishing to choppy in the afternoon.

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

SUN
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers a moderate chop.

MON
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers. 

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



AMZ158-212230-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
651 AM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING


TODAY
SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming W
15 to 25 kt late this morning and afternoon. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough,
diminishing to choppy late this morning and afternoon. Showers likely
with a slight chance of tstms early this morning.

TONIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts
up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 8 ft, except 3 to 5 ft near
shore. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy,
increasing to rough after midnight. A slight chance of showers after
midnight.

FRI
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft,
except around 4 ft near shore. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers rough.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft, except 3 to 4 ft near shore. Dominant period 6 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers rough.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to
10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the afternoon.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop.

SUN
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas around 2 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers light chop.

MON
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers. 

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.