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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KMHX

FZUS52 KMHX 260730
CWFMHX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
330 AM EDT Tue Mar 26 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

AMZ100-261915-
330 AM EDT Tue Mar 26 2019

Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters

Strong high pressure will build in from the north today as low
pressure moves offshore. The high will continue to extend
across the area through Thursday then slide offshore Friday and
Saturday. The next frontal system will impact the region Sunday
into Monday.



AMZ130-261915-
Albemarle Sound-
330 AM EDT Tue Mar 26 2019

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING


TODAY
N winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt late this
morning and afternoon. Waves around 2 ft. Showers likely early this
morning, then a slight chance of showers late this morning.

TONIGHT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.

WED
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to
15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

WED NIGHT
N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves around 2 ft in the evening, then 1 ft.

THU
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves
1 ft.

FRI
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

SAT
S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. 



AMZ131-261915-
Alligator River-
330 AM EDT Tue Mar 26 2019

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING


TODAY
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Waves rough.
Showers likely early this morning, then a slight chance of showers
late this morning.

TONIGHT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Waves rough.

WED
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming N 15 to
20 kt in the afternoon. Waves rough, diminishing to choppy in the
afternoon.

WED NIGHT
N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop after
midnight.

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

THU NIGHT
NE winds around 5 kt, becoming NW around 5 kt after
midnight. Waves flat.

FRI
SE winds around 5 kt, becoming S. Waves flat, increasing to
light chop.

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



AMZ135-261915-
Pamlico Sound-
330 AM EDT Tue Mar 26 2019

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING


TODAY
N winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Waves 3 to
5 ft. Showers likely early this morning, then a slight chance of
showers late this morning and early afternoon.

TONIGHT
NE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Waves 3 to
4 ft.

WED
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Waves around
3 ft.

WED NIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing
to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

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

THU NIGHT
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

FRI
NW winds around 5 kt, becoming S. Waves 1 ft.

SAT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. 



AMZ136-261915-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
330 AM EDT Tue Mar 26 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON


TODAY
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt late this morning
and afternoon. Waves choppy. A chance of showers early this morning,
then a slight chance of showers late this morning.

TONIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy.

WED
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy.

WED NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

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

THU NIGHT
NE winds around 5 kt, becoming N around 5 kt after
midnight. Waves flat.

FRI
S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

SAT
S winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves flat,
increasing to light chop. 



AMZ137-261915-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
330 AM EDT Tue Mar 26 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON


TODAY
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Waves rough.
Showers likely early this morning, then a slight chance of showers
late this morning.

TONIGHT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves rough.

WED
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming N 15 to
20 kt in the afternoon. Waves rough, diminishing to choppy in the
afternoon.

WED NIGHT
N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop after
midnight.

THU
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.

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

FRI
W winds around 5 kt, becoming S. Waves flat.

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



AMZ150-261915-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
330 AM EDT Tue Mar 26 2019

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


TODAY
N winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft,
building to 9 to 11 ft this afternoon. Near shore, seas 5 to 7 ft,
building to 7 to 10 ft this afternoon. Dominant period 7 seconds.
Showers likely early this morning, then a chance of showers late
this morning. A slight chance of showers early this afternoon.

TONIGHT
NE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 8 to
11 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds.

WED
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.
Dominant period 9 seconds.

WED NIGHT
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the evening.
Seas 6 to 8 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.

THU
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

THU NIGHT
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
4 to 5 ft.

FRI
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft.

SAT
S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas around
4 ft. 



AMZ152-261915-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
330 AM EDT Tue Mar 26 2019

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON


TODAY
N winds 25 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 35 kt late this
morning and afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft, building to 8 to 11 ft this
afternoon. Dominant period 6 seconds. Showers likely early this
morning, then a chance of showers late this morning. A slight chance
of showers this afternoon.

TONIGHT
N winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 9 to
12 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.

WED
N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds.

WED NIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming NE
15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds.

THU
N winds around 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

THU NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

FRI
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

SAT
S winds around 5 kt, increasing to around 10 kt. Seas around
4 ft. 



AMZ154-261915-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
330 AM EDT Tue Mar 26 2019

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON


TODAY
N winds 25 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 35 kt late this
morning and afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft this
afternoon. Dominant period 5 seconds. Showers likely early this
morning, then a chance of showers late this morning. A slight chance
of showers this afternoon.

TONIGHT
N winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 8 to
11 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds.

WED
N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds.

WED NIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 7 to
10 ft. Dominant period 11 seconds.

THU
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

THU NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

FRI
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

SAT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 



AMZ156-261915-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
330 AM EDT Tue Mar 26 2019

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON


TODAY
N winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft,
building to 5 to 8 ft this afternoon. Dominant period 5 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough. Showers likely early this
morning, then a slight chance of showers late this morning and early
afternoon.

TONIGHT
NE winds around 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers very
rough.

WED
N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough.

WED NIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft. Dominant period 11 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough.

THU
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy.

THU NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, diminishing to light chop after midnight.

FRI
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers light chop, diminishing to flat.

SAT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop. 



AMZ158-261915-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
330 AM EDT Tue Mar 26 2019

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON


TODAY
N winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt late this
morning and afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft this
afternoon. Near shore, seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, increasing to very rough late this
morning and afternoon. A chance of showers early this morning, then
a slight chance of showers late this morning.

TONIGHT
NE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft, except 2 to 4 ft near shore. Dominant period 5 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough.

WED
NE winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 6 to 9 ft, except 2 to 4 ft near shore. Dominant
period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough, diminishing
to rough in the afternoon.

WED NIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft, except 2 to 3 ft near shore. Dominant period 6 seconds,
increasing to 11 seconds after midnight. Adjacent sounds and rivers
rough.

THU
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy,
diminishing to a moderate chop in the afternoon.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 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, becoming S. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers light chop, diminishing to flat.

SAT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.