585  
FZUS52 KMHX 270230  
CWFMHX  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC  
1030 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 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  
 
AMZ100-271015-  
1030 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS
 
 
HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND OVER THE AREA FROM OFFSHORE THROUGH  
MONDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY FOLLOWED BY  
HIGH PRESSURE FROM THE NORTH THURSDAY. A WARM FRONT WILL MOVE  
THROUGH FORM THE SOUTHWEST FRIDAY.  
 

 
 
AMZ130-271015-  
ALBEMARLE SOUND-  
1030 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
WED
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT
 
THEN 1 FT.    
FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
 
 
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ131-271015-  
ALLIGATOR RIVER-  
1030 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
MON
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.    
MON NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
WED
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.    
WED NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.    
THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A  
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.    
FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY
 
 
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ135-271015-  
PAMLICO SOUND-  
1030 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT
 
THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN  
THE AFTERNOON.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WED...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT
 
BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES  
1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.    
WED NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.    
THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT
 
THEN 1 FT.    
FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND  
2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ136-271015-  
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-  
1030 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT
 
INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.    
MON NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
WED
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.    
WED NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.    
THU
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.    
FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY
 
THEN A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ137-271015-  
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-  
1030 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT
 
INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.    
MON NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES  
LIGHT CHOP.    
WED NIGHT
 
NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.    
THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A  
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.    
FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY
 
 
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ150-271015-  
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-  
1030 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
9 SECONDS.    
MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.    
MON NIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
10 SECONDS.    
TUE
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN  
THE AFTERNOON.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WED
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.   
FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.  
SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ152-271015-  
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-  
1030 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
9 SECONDS.    
MON
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
9 SECONDS.    
MON NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
10 SECONDS.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN  
THE AFTERNOON.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WED
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
N WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
THU
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO  
6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ154-271015-  
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM  
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-  
1030 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
9 SECONDS.    
MON
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
9 SECONDS.    
MON NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
10 SECONDS.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN  
THE AFTERNOON.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO  
6 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
N WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO  
6 FT.    
FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO  
6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ156-271015-  
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-  
1030 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.    
MON
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.    
MON NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS  
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING.  
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WED...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT
 
BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS  
3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A  
MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.    
WED NIGHT
 
NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS  
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE  
CHOP.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND  
RIVERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ158-271015-  
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-  
1030 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.    
MON
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.    
TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT  
PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...  
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS  
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.    
WED NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS  
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
THU
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND  
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND  
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
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