503  
FZUS52 KMHX 190140  
CWFMHX  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC  
940 PM EDT MON JUN 18 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  
 
AMZ100-190915-  
940 PM EDT MON JUN 18 2018  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS
 
 
AN OFFSHORE HIGH/INLAND TROUGH PATTERN WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MID  
WEEK PRODUCING A HOT SOUTHWEST FLOW ACROSS THE AREA. A WEAK  
FRONTAL BOUNDARY MAY MOVE INTO NORTHERN SECTIONS TUESDAY NIGHT  
AND WEDNESDAY WITH A SOMEWHAT STRONGER FRONT PUSHING THROUGH  
THE AREA THURSDAY.  
 

 
 
AMZ130-190915-  
ALBEMARLE SOUND-  
940 PM EDT MON JUN 18 2018  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TUE
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING, THEN 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.   
TUE NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES  
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
WED
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
WED NIGHT
 
SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT, BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
THU
 
W WINDS AROUND 10 KT, BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES  
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
SAT
 
S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ131-190915-  
ALLIGATOR RIVER-  
940 PM EDT MON JUN 18 2018  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.    
TUE
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES  
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
WED
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT  
CHOP, DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS  
IN THE AFTERNOON.    
WED NIGHT
 
SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT, BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
THU
 
W WINDS AROUND 10 KT, BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES  
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
FRI
 
E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.    
SAT
 
S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ135-190915-  
PAMLICO SOUND-  
940 PM EDT MON JUN 18 2018  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT, THEN AROUND 2 FT.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING, THEN  
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
WED
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.  
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.   
WED NIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES  
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
THU
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING, THEN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.    
SAT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ136-190915-  
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-  
940 PM EDT MON JUN 18 2018  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.    
TUE
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE  
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TUE NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
WED
 
NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT, BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES  
FLAT, INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS  
IN THE AFTERNOON.    
WED NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES  
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
THU
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
SAT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ137-190915-  
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-  
940 PM EDT MON JUN 18 2018  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.    
TUE
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
WAVES A MODERATE CHOP, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TUE NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT  
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING, THEN A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
WED NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
THU
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A  
MODERATE CHOP, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
SAT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ150-190915-  
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-  
940 PM EDT MON JUN 18 2018  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
9 SECONDS.    
TUE
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS  
AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
WED
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
WED NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
THU
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO  
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
SAT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.  
 
WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ152-190915-  
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-  
940 PM EDT MON JUN 18 2018  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
5 SECONDS.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
6 SECONDS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
WED
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO  
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
WED NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SW AROUND 15 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
THU
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
SAT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.  
 
WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ154-190915-  
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM  
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-  
940 PM EDT MON JUN 18 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT TUESDAY
 
 
   
OVERNIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
5 SECONDS.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
6 SECONDS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
WED NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
THU
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
THU NIGHT
 
N WINDS AROUND 10 KT, BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS  
AROUND 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
SAT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.  
 
WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ156-190915-  
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-  
940 PM EDT MON JUN 18 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT TUESDAY
 
 
   
OVERNIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.    
TUE
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT  
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY, DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS  
AND RIVERS CHOPPY, DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
WED
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND  
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.  
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
WED NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE  
CHOP, INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
THU
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND  
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
THU NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS  
2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND  
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.  
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP, INCREASING TO A MODERATE  
CHOP.  
 
WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ158-190915-  
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-  
940 PM EDT MON JUN 18 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT TUESDAY
 
 
   
OVERNIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.    
TUE
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT  
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY, DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS  
AND RIVERS CHOPPY, DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
WED
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
WED NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS  
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
THU
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND  
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
THU NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS  
2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND  
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.  
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP, INCREASING TO A MODERATE  
CHOP.  
 
WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
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