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FZUS52 KMHX 191358  
CWFMHX  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC  
958 AM EDT SAT AUG 19 2017  
 
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  
 
AMZ100-192100-  
958 AM EDT SAT AUG 19 2017  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS
 
 
A COLD FRONT WILL STALL OVER THE AREA TODAY BEFORE MOVING OFFSHORE  
ON SUNDAY. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS BACK IN BY TUESDAY. ANOTHER COLD  
FRONT WILL APPROACH THE AREA IN THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.  
 

 
 
AMZ130-192100-  
ALBEMARLE SOUND-  
958 AM EDT SAT AUG 19 2017  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S LATE. WAVES 1 FT. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
SUN
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT, BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.  
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TUE
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ131-192100-  
ALLIGATOR RIVER-  
958 AM EDT SAT AUG 19 2017  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT, BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES  
FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
MON
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
MON NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
TUE
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT, BECOMING SW. WAVES FLAT, INCREASING TO  
LIGHT CHOP.    
WED
 
SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ135-192100-  
PAMLICO SOUND-  
958 AM EDT SAT AUG 19 2017  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
SUN
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.  
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.    
SUN NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES  
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
MON
 
N WINDS AROUND 5 KT, BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
MON NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TUE
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT, THEN  
AROUND 2 FT.    
WED
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ136-192100-  
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-  
958 AM EDT SAT AUG 19 2017  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
W WINDS AROUND 10 KT, BECOMING SW THIS AFTERNOON.  
WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT, BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES  
FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.    
SUN NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
MON
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT, BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
MON NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT, INCREASING TO AROUND 10 KT. WAVES FLAT,  
INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP.    
WED
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ137-192100-  
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-  
958 AM EDT SAT AUG 19 2017  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT, BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES  
FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
MON
 
NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT, BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
MON NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.    
WED
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ150-192100-  
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-  
958 AM EDT SAT AUG 19 2017  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS  
AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SUN
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT, BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND  
2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN  
THE MORNING.    
SUN NIGHT
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
8 SECONDS.    
MON
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.    
TUE
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
WED
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.  
 
WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ152-192100-  
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-  
958 AM EDT SAT AUG 19 2017  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT  
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SUN
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO  
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS,  
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.    
SUN NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT, BECOMING NW AROUND 5 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
MON
 
NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT, BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN  
THE MORNING.    
MON NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.    
TUE
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
WED
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.  
 
WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ154-192100-  
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM  
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-  
958 AM EDT SAT AUG 19 2017  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT  
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS  
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.   
MON
 
N WINDS AROUND 5 KT, BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND  
2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.    
MON NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FT.    
WED
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.  
 
WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ156-192100-  
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-  
958 AM EDT SAT AUG 19 2017  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT  
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
MON
 
N WINDS AROUND 5 KT, BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS  
AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS, MAINLY IN THE MORNING.    
MON NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS  
AND RIVERS FLAT.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP, INCREASING TO A  
MODERATE CHOP.    
WED
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP, INCREASING TO  
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.  
 
WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ158-192100-  
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-  
958 AM EDT SAT AUG 19 2017  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT  
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
SW 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.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
MON
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT, BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS  
AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT, INCREASING TO LIGHT  
CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
MON NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS  
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP, INCREASING TO A  
MODERATE CHOP.    
WED
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND  
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.  
 
WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
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