197  
FZUS52 KMHX 151522  
CWFMHX  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC  
1122 AM EDT WED AUG 15 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  
 
AMZ100-152315-  
1122 AM EDT WED AUG 15 2018  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS
 
 
AN OFFSHORE HIGH AND INLAND TROUGH PATTERN WILL PERSIST INTO THE  
WEEKEND. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NORTH SUNDAY INTO  
MONDAY.  
 

 
 
AMZ130-152315-  
ALBEMARLE SOUND-  
1122 AM EDT WED AUG 15 2018  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
SUN
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ131-152315-  
ALLIGATOR RIVER-  
1122 AM EDT WED AUG 15 2018  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. ISOLATED TSTMS.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS EARLY THIS AFTERNOON, THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.    
THU
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.    
THU NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SUN
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ135-152315-  
PAMLICO SOUND-  
1122 AM EDT WED AUG 15 2018  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS  
IN THE AFTERNOON.    
THU NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.    
SUN
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ136-152315-  
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-  
1122 AM EDT WED AUG 15 2018  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. ISOLATED SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.    
THU
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
THU NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT
 
SW 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.    
SUN
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ137-152315-  
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-  
1122 AM EDT WED AUG 15 2018  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.    
THU
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
THU NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ150-152315-  
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-  
1122 AM EDT WED AUG 15 2018  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT  
PERIOD 7 SECONDS.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
8 SECONDS.    
THU
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
8 SECONDS.    
THU NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
9 SECONDS.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SUN
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.  
 
WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ152-152315-  
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-  
1122 AM EDT WED AUG 15 2018  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT  
PERIOD 7 SECONDS.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
8 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THU
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
8 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
THU NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.  
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.  
 
WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ154-152315-  
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM  
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-  
1122 AM EDT WED AUG 15 2018  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT  
LATE. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THU
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
8 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
THU NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS AROUND 4 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.  
 
WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ156-152315-  
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-  
1122 AM EDT WED AUG 15 2018  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT  
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THU
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
THU NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 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.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND  
RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS  
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND  
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND  
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.  
 
WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ158-152315-  
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-  
1122 AM EDT WED AUG 15 2018  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT  
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND  
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP, INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THU
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE MORNING, THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
THU NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND  
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS  
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND  
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND  
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.  
 
WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
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