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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KMHX

FZUS52 KMHX 191914
CWFMHX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
314 PM EDT Thu Jul 19 2018

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

AMZ100-200715-
314 PM EDT Thu Jul 19 2018

Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters

High pressure will build over the area through tonight. Low
pressure will develop along a front stalled to the south Friday
then move slowly northeast across our area Friday night and
Saturday. A moderate southerly flow will develop between low
pressure to the west and high pressure over the Atlantic from Sunday
through much of next week.



AMZ130-200715-
Albemarle Sound-
314 PM EDT Thu Jul 19 2018

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

FRI
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms in the afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the evening,
then 1 ft. Showers and tstms likely.

SAT
SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves
1 ft. Showers and tstms likely.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.

SUN
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

SUN NIGHT
S winds around 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.

MON
S winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves around
2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.

TUE
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms. 

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.



AMZ131-200715-
Alligator River-
314 PM EDT Thu Jul 19 2018

TONIGHT
E winds 10 kt. Waves light chop.

FRI
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight chance
of showers and tstms in the morning, then a chance of showers and
tstms in the afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. Showers
and tstms likely.

SAT
SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves a
moderate chop. Showers and tstms likely.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.

SUN
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.

SUN NIGHT
S winds around 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance
of showers and tstms.

MON
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A chance of showers and
tstms.

TUE
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms. 

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.



AMZ135-200715-
Pamlico Sound-
314 PM EDT Thu Jul 19 2018

TONIGHT
E winds around 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

FRI
E winds around 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms in the morning, then showers and tstms likely in the
afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Showers and
tstms likely.

SAT
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.

SUN
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.

SUN NIGHT
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.

MON
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

TUE
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms. 

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.



AMZ136-200715-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
314 PM EDT Thu Jul 19 2018

TONIGHT
E winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.

FRI
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight chance
of showers and tstms in the morning, then showers and tstms likely
in the afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. Showers
and tstms likely.

SAT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. Showers and
tstms likely, mainly in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
S winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.

SUN
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.

SUN NIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.

MON
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.

TUE
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms. 

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.



AMZ137-200715-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
314 PM EDT Thu Jul 19 2018

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

FRI
E winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the
afternoon. A chance of showers and tstms in the morning, then
showers and tstms likely in the afternoon.

FRI 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. Showers and tstms likely.

SAT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. Showers and
tstms likely, mainly in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.

SUN
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.

SUN NIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.

MON
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.

TUE
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms. 

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.



AMZ150-200715-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
314 PM EDT Thu Jul 19 2018

TONIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds.

FRI
E winds around 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the morning, then
a chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
SE winds around 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Showers and tstms likely.

SAT
SE winds around 15 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Showers and tstms likely.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers and tstms
likely, mainly in the evening.

SUN
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

SUN NIGHT
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.

MON
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

TUE
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms. 

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



AMZ152-200715-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
314 PM EDT Thu Jul 19 2018

TONIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds.

FRI
E winds around 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the morning, then
a chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Showers and
tstms likely.

SAT
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Showers and tstms likely.

SAT NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Showers and tstms
likely, mainly in the evening.

SUN
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

SUN NIGHT
S winds around 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.

MON
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

TUE
S winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. 

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



AMZ154-200715-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
314 PM EDT Thu Jul 19 2018

TONIGHT
E winds around 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. A slight chance of showers after midnight.

FRI
E winds around 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms in the morning, then
showers and tstms likely in the afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Showers and tstms likely.

SAT
SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Showers and tstms likely.

SAT NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Showers and tstms
likely, mainly in the evening.

SUN
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

SUN NIGHT
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas around 6 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.

MON
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

TUE
S winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. 

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



AMZ156-200715-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
314 PM EDT Thu Jul 19 2018

TONIGHT
E winds around 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers this evening, then a chance of showers after
midnight.

FRI
E winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the
afternoon. A chance of showers and tstms in the morning, then
showers and tstms likely in the afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft after midnight.
Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, increasing to choppy after midnight. Showers and tstms likely.

SAT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. Showers and tstms
likely.

SAT NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy. Showers and tstms likely, mainly in the evening.

SUN
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy. A chance of showers and tstms.

SUN NIGHT
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy. A chance of showers and tstms.

MON
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy. A chance of showers and tstms.

TUE
S winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate
chop. A chance of showers and tstms. 

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



AMZ158-200715-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
314 PM EDT Thu Jul 19 2018

TONIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers after midnight. A chance of showers late.

FRI
SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms in the morning, then showers and tstms likely in
the afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft after midnight.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, increasing to choppy after midnight. Showers and tstms likely.

SAT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. Showers and tstms
likely, mainly in the morning.

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

SUN
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy. A chance of showers and tstms.

SUN NIGHT
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy. A chance of showers and tstms.

MON
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy. A chance of showers and tstms.

TUE
S winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate
chop. A chance of showers and tstms. 

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.