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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KMHX

FZUS52 KMHX 141131
CWFMHX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
631 AM EST Thu Nov 14 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

AMZ100-142330-
631 AM EST Thu Nov 14 2019

Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters

High pressure ridges inland as a trough develops offshore tonight
into Thursday. A strong coastal low is expected to impact the area
this weekend.



AMZ230-142330-
Albemarle Sound-
631 AM EST Thu Nov 14 2019

GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING


TODAY
NE winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

TONIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain in the evening, then rain
after midnight.

FRI
N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft in the afternoon. Rain.

FRI NIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, increasing
to 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to
3 ft. Rain likely.

SAT
N winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
A chance of rain.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Waves 2 to
4 ft. A chance of rain.

SUN
N winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. A chance of rain.

MON
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. 



AMZ231-142330-
Croatan and Roanoke Sounds-
631 AM EST Thu Nov 14 2019

GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING


TODAY
NE winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.

TONIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after
midnight. A chance of rain in the evening, then rain after midnight.

FRI
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, increasing to choppy in the
afternoon. Rain.

FRI NIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt after
midnight. Waves rough, increasing to very rough after midnight. Rain
likely.

SAT
NE winds 30 to 35 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Waves extremely
rough. Rain likely.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 30 to 35 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Waves
extremely rough. A chance of rain.

SUN
N winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt. Waves very
rough, diminishing to rough. A chance of rain.

MON
N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Waves choppy,
diminishing to light chop. A chance of rain.



AMZ131-142330-
Alligator River-
631 AM EST Thu Nov 14 2019

GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING


TODAY
NE winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.

TONIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after
midnight. A chance of rain in the evening, then rain after midnight.

FRI
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, increasing to choppy in the
afternoon. Rain.

FRI NIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Waves
rough. Rain likely.

SAT
N winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Waves very rough.
A chance of rain.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Waves very
rough. A chance of rain.

SUN
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves rough. A
chance of rain.

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



AMZ135-142330-
Pamlico Sound-
631 AM EST Thu Nov 14 2019

...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

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

TONIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of rain
in the evening, then rain after midnight.

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

FRI NIGHT
N winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Waves 3 to
5 ft. Rain likely.

SAT
N winds 30 to 40 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Waves 4 to 6 ft.
Rain likely.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 35 to 40 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Waves 4 to
6 ft. Rain likely.

SUN
N winds 25 to 35 kt. Waves 3 to 5 ft. A chance of rain.

MON
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft, then 1 ft. A chance of rain. 



AMZ136-142330-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
631 AM EST Thu Nov 14 2019

GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING


TODAY
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

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

FRI
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. Rain.

FRI NIGHT
N winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with
gusts up to 35 kt after midnight. Waves choppy, increasing to rough
after midnight. Rain likely.

SAT
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Waves rough. A
chance of rain.

SAT NIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Waves
rough. A chance of rain.

SUN
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt, diminishing to 15 to
20 kt. Waves rough, diminishing to choppy. A chance of rain.

MON
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt. Waves a
moderate chop, diminishing to flat. 



AMZ137-142330-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
631 AM EST Thu Nov 14 2019

GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING


TODAY
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Waves
a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop late. A slight chance of
showers late.

TONIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight. Rain.

FRI
N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, increasing to choppy in the
afternoon. Rain.

FRI NIGHT
N winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Waves choppy, increasing to rough after
midnight. Rain likely.

SAT
N winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Waves very rough.
Rain likely.

SAT NIGHT
N winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Waves very
rough. A chance of rain.

SUN
N winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt, diminishing to 15 to
20 kt. Waves very rough, diminishing to choppy. A chance of rain.

MON
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt. Waves a
moderate chop, diminishing to flat. 



AMZ150-142330-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
631 AM EST Thu Nov 14 2019

GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING


TODAY
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas
3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.

TONIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. A chance of rain in the evening, then rain after
midnight.

FRI
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 5 ft in the afternoon. Dominant
period 7 seconds. Rain.

FRI NIGHT
N winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 6 to
8 ft, building to 8 to 11 ft after midnight. Dominant period
5 seconds. Rain likely.

SAT
NE winds 30 to 40 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas 10 to
15 ft, building to 13 to 17 ft in the afternoon. A chance of rain.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 35 to 40 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas 16 to
19 ft. A chance of rain.

SUN
N winds 30 to 35 kt, diminishing to 25 to 30 kt. Seas 15 to
19 ft, subsiding to 11 to 16 ft. A chance of rain.

MON
N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft,
subsiding to 6 to 9 ft. A chance of rain. 



AMZ152-142330-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
631 AM EST Thu Nov 14 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING

...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

TODAY
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft subsiding to 3 to 5
ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. A slight chance of showers.

TONIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. A chance of rain in the evening, then rain likely after
midnight.

FRI
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft in the afternoon. Dominant
period 7 seconds. Rain.

FRI NIGHT
N winds 25 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 35 kt with
gusts up to 45 kt after midnight. Seas 6 to 9 ft, building to 8 to
11 ft after midnight. Dominant period 5 seconds. Rain.

SAT
NE winds 35 to 40 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas 10 to
15 ft, building to 14 to 19 ft in the afternoon. Rain likely.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 35 to 40 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas 16 to
21 ft, building to 18 to 22 ft after midnight. Rain likely.

SUN
N winds 30 to 35 kt with gusts up to 50 kt, diminishing to 25
to 30 kt. Seas 17 to 22 ft, subsiding to 12 to 17 ft. Rain likely.

MON
N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft,
subsiding to 7 to 10 ft. A chance of rain. 



AMZ154-142330-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
631 AM EST Thu Nov 14 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING

...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

TODAY
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to
4 ft this afternoon. Dominant period 8 seconds. A slight chance of
showers.

TONIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. A chance of rain in the evening, then rain after
midnight.

FRI
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up
to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Rain.

FRI NIGHT
N winds 25 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 35 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 8 ft, building to 7 to 10 ft after midnight.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Rain.

SAT
NE winds 35 to 45 kt with gusts up to 55 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft,
building to 11 to 16 ft in the afternoon. Rain likely.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 35 to 45 kt with gusts up to 55 kt. Seas 13 to
18 ft. Rain likely.

SUN
N winds 30 to 40 kt with gusts up to 50 kt, diminishing to 25
to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft, subsiding to 9 to 14 ft. Rain likely.

MON
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7 to
10 ft. A chance of rain. 



AMZ156-142330-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
631 AM EST Thu Nov 14 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING

...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

TODAY
NE winds around 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft subsiding to 3 to 5
ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop. A slight chance of showers.

TONIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. Rain.

FRI
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up
to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, increasing to rough in
the afternoon. Rain.

FRI NIGHT
N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough. Rain.

SAT
NE winds 35 to 45 kt with gusts up to 55 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft,
building to 9 to 14 ft in the afternoon. Adjacent sounds and rivers
extremely rough. Rain likely.

SAT NIGHT
N winds 35 to 45 kt with gusts up to 55 kt. Seas 12 to
17 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers extremely rough. Rain likely.

SUN
N winds 30 to 40 kt with gusts up to 50 kt, diminishing to 25
to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft, subsiding to 8 to 11 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers extremely rough, diminishing to very rough. Rain likely,
then a chance of rain.

MON
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy,
diminishing to light chop. A chance of rain. 



AMZ158-142330-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
631 AM EST Thu Nov 14 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING

...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

TODAY
NE winds around 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft subsiding to 3 to 5
ft, except 2 to 3 ft near shore. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers, mainly this
morning.

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

FRI
N winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up
to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft in
the afternoon. Near shore, seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, increasing to rough in
the afternoon. Rain.

FRI NIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt, increasing
to 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt after midnight. Seas 6 to
9 ft, except 4 to 6 ft near shore. Dominant period 8 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, increasing to very rough after
midnight. Rain.

SAT
N winds 30 to 40 kt with gusts up to 55 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers extremely rough. Rain likely.

SAT NIGHT
N winds 35 to 45 kt with gusts up to 55 kt. Seas 9 to
12 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers extremely rough. Rain likely.

SUN
N winds 30 to 40 kt with gusts up to 50 kt, diminishing to 25
to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft, subsiding to 6 to 9 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers extremely rough, diminishing to very rough. A chance of
rain.

MON
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy,
diminishing to light chop. A chance of rain.