497  
FZUS52 KMHX 021153  
CWFMHX  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTH CAROLINA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC  
653 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2022  
 
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  
 
AMZ100-030015-  
653 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2022  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS
 
 
STRONG AND VERY DRY HIGH PRESSURE DOMINATES THE WEATHER OVER THE  
CAROLINAS THROUGH TONIGHT. ANOTHER FRONT, OR COASTAL TROUGH,  
COULD THEN IMPACT ENC SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY WITH MORE UNSETTLED  
WEATHER RETURNING.  
 

 
 
AMZ230-030015-  
ALBEMARLE SOUND-  
653 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2022  
   
TODAY
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING E THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES  
1 FT OR LESS.    
TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS, THEN AROUND 2 FT  
IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN  
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT WITH  
GUSTS UP TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.    
SUN
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO  
10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
MON
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING E. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
TUE
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT  
OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
AMZ131-030015-  
ALLIGATOR RIVER-  
653 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2022  
   
TODAY
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING E THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES  
FLAT.    
TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.    
SAT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP, INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE  
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N WITH GUSTS UP TO  
25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.    
SUN
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE MORNING.  
WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.    
SUN NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.    
MON
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES  
LIGHT CHOP, DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
TUE
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES  
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
AMZ231-030015-  
CROATAN AND ROANOKE SOUNDS-  
653 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2022  
   
TODAY
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.    
TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES  
LIGHT CHOP.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT WITH  
GUSTS UP TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP,  
INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
EVENING.    
SUN
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO  
10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES CHOPPY, DIMINISHING TO A  
MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SUN NIGHT
 
N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.    
MON
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
TUE
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
AMZ135-030015-  
PAMLICO SOUND-  
653 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2022  
   
TODAY
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
TONIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES  
1 FT OR LESS.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH  
GUSTS UP TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.    
SUN
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO  
3 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.    
MON
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES  
AROUND 2 FT, THEN 1 FT.    
TUE
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES  
AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
AMZ136-030015-  
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-  
653 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2022  
   
TODAY
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING E THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES  
LIGHT CHOP, DIMINISHING TO FLAT THIS AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES  
LIGHT CHOP.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP, INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.    
SUN
 
NE 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.    
SUN NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.    
MON
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES  
LIGHT CHOP, DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
TUE
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES  
LIGHT CHOP, DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
AMZ137-030015-  
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-  
653 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2022  
   
TODAY
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.    
TONIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES  
LIGHT CHOP.    
SAT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP, INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE  
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE MORNING.  
WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.    
SUN NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.    
MON
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES  
LIGHT CHOP, DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
TUE
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES  
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
AMZ150-030015-  
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-  
653 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2022  
   
TODAY
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
5 SECONDS.    
TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS  
AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
4 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.    
SUN
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO  
6 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
MON
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS  
3 TO 4 FT.    
TUE
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
AMZ152-030015-  
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-  
653 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2022  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH  
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...  
   
TODAY
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
6 SECONDS.    
TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT, BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS  
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.    
SUN
 
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.    
MON
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS  
4 TO 5 FT.    
TUE
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO  
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
AMZ154-030015-  
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM  
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-  
653 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2022  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH  
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...  
   
TODAY
 
NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
6 SECONDS.    
TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS  
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.    
SUN
 
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
N WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
MON
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS  
3 TO 5 FT.    
TUE
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
AMZ156-030015-  
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-  
653 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2022  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH  
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...  
   
TODAY
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS  
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS  
A MODERATE CHOP.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS  
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.  
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
EVENING.    
SUN
 
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH,  
DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SUN NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS  
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
MON
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS  
3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP,  
DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
TUE
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
AMZ158-030015-  
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-  
653 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2022  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH  
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...  
   
TODAY
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS  
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS  
A MODERATE CHOP.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A  
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT  
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP, INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FT, EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS  
CHOPPY.    
SUN NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT, EXCEPT AROUND  
2 FT NEAR SHORE. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
MON
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE  
CHOP, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.   
TUE
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
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