224  
FZUS52 KMHX 180237  
CWFMHX  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC  
937 PM EST SUN FEB 17 2019  
 
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  
 
AMZ100-181030-  
937 PM EST SUN FEB 17 2019  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS
 
 
A BOUNDARY TO THE SOUTH WILL LIFT BACK NORTH THROUGH THE AREA  
AS A WARM FRONT TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH FROM THE  
NORTHWEST MONDAY, THEN MOVE BACK AS A WARM FRONT TUE NIGHT  
THROUGH WED. THE FRONT WILL SHIFT BACK AND FORTH SEVERAL TIMES  
LATE IN THE WEEK, RESULTING IN A CONTINUED UNSETTLED WEATHER  
PATTERN.  
 

 
 
AMZ130-181030-  
ALBEMARLE SOUND-  
937 PM EST SUN FEB 17 2019  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SW. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN  
LIKELY.   
MON
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY IN  
THE MORNING.   
MON NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.   
TUE
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING, THEN 1 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT, THEN AROUND 2 FT  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.    
WED
 
E WINDS AROUND 15 KT, BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES  
AROUND 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
WED NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
THU
 
SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT, BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF  
RAIN.    
FRI
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.  
 

 
 
AMZ131-181030-  
ALLIGATOR RIVER-  
937 PM EST SUN FEB 17 2019  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SW. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.  
RAIN LIKELY.    
MON
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NW. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN  
LIKELY IN THE MORNING.    
MON NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP, INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
TUE
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE  
OF RAIN.    
WED
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES A  
MODERATE CHOP, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN  
LIKELY.    
WED NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY.    
THU
 
SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT, BECOMING NW. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A  
CHANCE OF RAIN.    
FRI
 
NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.  
 

 
 
AMZ135-181030-  
PAMLICO SOUND-  
937 PM EST SUN FEB 17 2019  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST MONDAY THROUGH  
TUESDAY MORNING...  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES  
1 FT, THEN 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.    
MON
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT, BECOMING NW AND DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15  
KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT IN THE MORNING, THEN 1 TO 2 FT.  
RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING.    
MON NIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO  
3 FT.    
TUE
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF  
RAIN.    
WED
 
E WINDS AROUND 15 KT, BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES  
AROUND 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
WED NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
THU
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A  
CHANCE OF RAIN.    
FRI
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.  
 

 
 
AMZ136-181030-  
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-  
937 PM EST SUN FEB 17 2019  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES  
LIGHT CHOP, INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE. RAIN LIKELY.    
MON
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NW. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN  
LIKELY IN THE MORNING.    
MON NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP, INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
TUE
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF  
RAIN.    
WED
 
E WINDS AROUND 10 KT, BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES  
LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY.    
WED NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY,  
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.    
THU
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING NW. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE  
OF RAIN.    
FRI
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.  
 

 
 
AMZ137-181030-  
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-  
937 PM EST SUN FEB 17 2019  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES  
LIGHT CHOP, INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE  
THIS EVENING AND EARLY MORNING, THEN RAIN LIKELY LATE.    
MON
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING NW AROUND 10 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. WAVES CHOPPY, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.  
RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING.    
MON NIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.    
TUE
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. WAVES CHOPPY, DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE  
OF RAIN.    
WED
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES A  
MODERATE CHOP, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN  
LIKELY.    
WED NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN  
LIKELY, MAINLY IN THE EVENING.    
THU
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A  
MODERATE CHOP, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.    
FRI
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.  
 

 
 
AMZ150-181030-  
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-  
937 PM EST SUN FEB 17 2019  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS  
3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.    
MON
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT  
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING.    
MON NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.    
TUE
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT  
PERIOD 6 SECONDS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.   
WED
 
E WINDS AROUND 15 KT, BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FT, BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY.    
WED NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
THU
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.  
A CHANCE OF RAIN.    
FRI
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.  
 

 
 
AMZ152-181030-  
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-  
937 PM EST SUN FEB 17 2019  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM EST MONDAY THROUGH  
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS  
UP TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT  
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.    
MON
 
SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT, BECOMING NW 10  
TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.  
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING, THEN A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
MON NIGHT
 
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS  
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.    
TUE
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS  
4 TO 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS AROUND 4 FT. A CHANCE OF  
RAIN.    
WED
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SE 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO  
30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT, BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY.    
WED NIGHT
 
S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
THU
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO  
7 FT, SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.    
FRI
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.  
 

 
 
AMZ154-181030-  
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM  
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-  
937 PM EST SUN FEB 17 2019  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM EST MONDAY THROUGH  
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS  
UP TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT  
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.    
MON
 
SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT, BECOMING NW 15  
TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.  
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING, THEN A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
MON NIGHT
 
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS  
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.    
TUE
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS  
4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.   
WED
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SE 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO  
30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
WED NIGHT
 
S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO  
8 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
THU
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT,  
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.    
FRI
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.  
 

 
 
AMZ156-181030-  
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-  
937 PM EST SUN FEB 17 2019  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM EST MONDAY THROUGH  
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FT, BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT  
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP, INCREASING TO CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF  
RAIN.    
MON
 
SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT, BECOMING NW  
15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.  
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH,  
DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING.    
MON NIGHT
 
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH.    
TUE
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS  
3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS  
CHOPPY.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS  
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.    
WED
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING S WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. RAIN  
LIKELY.    
WED NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE EVENING.  
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. RAIN LIKELY,  
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.    
THU
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND  
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.    
FRI
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND  
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.  
 

 
 
AMZ158-181030-  
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-  
937 PM EST SUN FEB 17 2019  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM EST MONDAY THROUGH  
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS  
3 TO 5 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT  
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP, INCREASING TO CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF  
RAIN.    
MON
 
SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT, BECOMING NW  
10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.  
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH,  
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN  
THE MORNING.    
MON NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS  
AND RIVERS CHOPPY, INCREASING TO ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
TUE
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS  
3 TO 5 FT, EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.  
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS  
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.    
WED
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO  
6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. RAIN LIKELY.    
WED NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS  
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. RAIN LIKELY, MAINLY IN THE EVENING.    
THU
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.  
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT  
CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.    
FRI
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND  
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.  
 

 
 
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