941  
FZUS52 KMHX 130825  
CWFMHX  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTH CAROLINA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC  
425 AM EDT TUE APR 13 2021  
 
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  
 
AMZ100-132030-  
425 AM EDT TUE APR 13 2021  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS
 
 
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS BACK INTO THE AREA TUESDAY. ANOTHER LOW  
PRESSURE AREA AND FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL APPROACH THE REGION MID WEEK.  
 

 
 
AMZ230-132030-  
ALBEMARLE SOUND-  
425 AM EDT TUE APR 13 2021  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
   
TODAY
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT, BECOMING NE  
10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT, BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES  
1 FT OR LESS.    
WED
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
WED NIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES  
1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
THU
 
W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
THU NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND  
2 FT, THEN 1 FT.    
SAT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING E. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ131-132030-  
ALLIGATOR RIVER-  
425 AM EDT TUE APR 13 2021  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
   
TODAY
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT, BECOMING NE 10  
TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES CHOPPY, DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE.    
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.    
WED
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
WED NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 10 KT, BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES  
LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
THU
 
W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
THU NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A  
MODERATE CHOP, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.    
SAT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING E. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ231-132030-  
CROATAN AND ROANOKE SOUNDS-  
425 AM EDT TUE APR 13 2021  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
   
TODAY
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO  
10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES CHOPPY, DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE.   
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
WED
 
NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT, BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES  
FLAT, INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
WED NIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES  
A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
THU
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
THU NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.    
SAT
 
N WINDS AROUND 10 KT, BECOMING E. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ135-132030-  
PAMLICO SOUND-  
425 AM EDT TUE APR 13 2021  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
   
TODAY
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO  
3 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING, THEN 1 FT.    
WED
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
WED NIGHT
 
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES  
2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
THU
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING, THEN  
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
THU NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH  
GUSTS UP TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT, THEN 1 FT.    
SAT
 
N WINDS AROUND 10 KT, BECOMING E. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ136-132030-  
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-  
425 AM EDT TUE APR 13 2021  
   
TODAY
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.    
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT, BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES  
LIGHT CHOP.    
WED
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
WED NIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES  
A MODERATE CHOP, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS  
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
THU
 
W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS,  
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.    
THU NIGHT
 
NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.   
FRI
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.    
SAT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING E. WAVES LIGHT CHOP,  
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ137-132030-  
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-  
425 AM EDT TUE APR 13 2021  
   
TODAY
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT EARLY THIS MORNING.  
WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.    
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.    
WED
 
E 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. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
WED NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS  
LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
THU
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS,  
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.    
THU NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A  
MODERATE CHOP, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.    
SAT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ150-132030-  
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-  
425 AM EDT TUE APR 13 2021  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.  
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.    
WED
 
N WINDS AROUND 5 KT, BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO  
5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
WED NIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS  
AROUND 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF TSTMS.    
THU
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
THU NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH  
GUSTS UP TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FT.    
SAT
 
N WINDS AROUND 10 KT, BECOMING E. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.  
 
WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ152-132030-  
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-  
425 AM EDT TUE APR 13 2021  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS  
5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING  
TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
8 SECONDS.    
WED
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO  
6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
WED NIGHT
 
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS  
4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF TSTMS.    
THU
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
THU NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH  
GUSTS UP TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO  
6 FT.    
SAT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.  
 
WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ154-132030-  
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM  
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-  
425 AM EDT TUE APR 13 2021  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS  
4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING  
TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
9 SECONDS.    
WED
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
WED NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FT, BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
7 SECONDS. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
THU
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
THU NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO  
6 FT.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO  
6 FT.    
SAT
 
N WINDS AROUND 10 KT, BECOMING NE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.  
 
WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ156-132030-  
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-  
425 AM EDT TUE APR 13 2021  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY
 
 
   
TODAY
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.  
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.    
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT, BECOMING N  
AROUND 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT  
CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
WED
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND  
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP, INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
WED NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO  
6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.  
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
THU
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND  
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
THU NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS  
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY, DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE  
CHOP.    
SAT
 
N WINDS AROUND 10 KT, BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT  
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.  
 
WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
AMZ158-132030-  
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-  
425 AM EDT TUE APR 13 2021  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY
 
 
   
TODAY
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT, BECOMING NE  
10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT,  
EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT  
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY, DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP THIS  
AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS  
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
WED
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. NEAR SHORE, SEAS 1 FT, THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS  
LIGHT CHOP, INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
WED NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO  
6 FT, EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.  
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
THU
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND  
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS, MAINLY IN THE MORNING.    
THU NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH  
GUSTS UP TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS  
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP, INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND  
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
SAT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT  
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.  
 
WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
CLICK HERE TO GO TO PREVIOUS BULLETINS.

The Nexlab NC Page Main Text Page