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FZUS52 KMHX 261027 AAA  
CWFMHX  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC  
627 AM EDT WED APR 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  
 
AMZ100-262230-  
627 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS
 
 
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE ATLANTIC WILL BUILD IN THIS AFTERNOON  
THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST MONDAY  
AND CROSS MONDAY NIGHT OR TUESDAY.  
 

 
 
AMZ130-262230-  
ALBEMARLE SOUND-  
627 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017  
   
TODAY
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU
 
SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ131-262230-  
ALLIGATOR RIVER-  
627 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017  
   
TODAY
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.    
THU
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.    
FRI NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ135-262230-  
PAMLICO SOUND-  
627 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017  
   
TODAY
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
THU
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ136-262230-  
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-  
627 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017  
   
TODAY
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.    
THU
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT  
CHOP, INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ137-262230-  
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-  
627 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017  
   
TODAY
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SW AROUND 10 KT THIS AFTERNOON.  
WAVES LIGHT CHOP.   
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.    
THU
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
WAVES LIGHT CHOP, INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.    
THU NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A  
MODERATE CHOP, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ150-262230-  
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-  
627 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
   
TODAY
 
W WINDS AROUND 10 KT, BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT,  
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT THIS AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
9 SECONDS.    
THU
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
8 SECONDS.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS IN THE MORNING.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.  
 
WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ152-262230-  
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-  
627 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW AROUND 10 KT LATE. SEAS 5  
TO 7 FT, SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT THIS AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 9  
SECONDS.   
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT, SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5  
FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.    
THU
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT, BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.  
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.    
THU NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FT.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.  
 
WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ154-262230-  
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM  
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-  
627 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT,  
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT THIS AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT, SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5  
FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.    
THU
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT, BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8  
SECONDS.   
THU NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS IN THE MORNING.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.  
 
WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ156-262230-  
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-  
627 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY
 
 
   
TODAY
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO  
6 FT, SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT THIS AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 9  
SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
THU
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
THU NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND  
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS  
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY, DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE  
CHOP.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND  
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.  
 
WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ158-262230-  
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-  
627 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY
 
 
   
TODAY
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO  
6 FT, SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT THIS AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 9  
SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
THU
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
THU NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT, EXCEPT 3 TO 4 FT  
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A  
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND  
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE  
MORNING.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS  
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND  
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND  
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.  
 
WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
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