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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KMHX

FZUS52 KMHX 172255
CWFMHX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
655 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 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

AMZ100-181015-
655 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters

Cool high pressure will build over the region through late
this week. The high will slide offshore over the weekend.



AMZ130-181015-
Albemarle Sound-
655 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

TONIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.

WED
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

WED NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

THU
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

THU NIGHT
NE winds around 5 kt, becoming NW around 5 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 ft.

FRI
N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

FRI NIGHT
E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

SAT
NE winds around 5 kt, becoming E. Waves 1 ft.

SUN
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. 



AMZ131-181015-
Alligator River-
655 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

TONIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

WED
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

WED NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

THU
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

THU NIGHT
NE winds around 5 kt, becoming NW around 5 kt after
midnight. Waves flat.

FRI
N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

FRI NIGHT
E winds around 5 kt in the evening, becoming light and
variable. Waves flat.

SAT
NE winds around 5 kt, becoming E. Waves flat.

SUN
SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. 



AMZ135-181015-
Pamlico Sound-
655 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

TONIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

WED
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

WED NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the evening,
then 1 ft.

THU
NE winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Waves
1 ft.

FRI
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

SAT
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

SUN
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. 



AMZ136-181015-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
655 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

TONIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

WED
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

WED NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

THU
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

THU NIGHT
N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

FRI
N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

FRI NIGHT
NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

SAT
E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

SUN
SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. 



AMZ137-181015-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
655 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

TONIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

WED
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

WED NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight.

THU
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

THU NIGHT
N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

FRI
N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

FRI NIGHT
E winds around 5 kt, becoming N after midnight. Waves
flat.

SAT
E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

SUN
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. 



AMZ150-181015-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
655 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON


TONIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 8
seconds.

WED
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds.

WED NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.

THU
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.

THU NIGHT
NE winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
2 to 4 ft.

FRI
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NE winds around 5 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

SAT
E winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

SUN
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 



AMZ152-181015-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
655 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds.

WED
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds.

WED NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.

THU
NE winds around 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.

THU NIGHT
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft.

FRI
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft.

FRI NIGHT
N winds around 5 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

SAT
NE winds around 5 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

SUN
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. 



AMZ154-181015-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
655 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period 10
seconds.

WED
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds.

WED NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. A slight chance
of showers.

THU
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.

THU NIGHT
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

FRI
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NE winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

SAT
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

SUN
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 



AMZ156-181015-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
655 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period 10
seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.

WED
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.

WED NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop after midnight. A
slight chance of showers.

THU
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.

THU NIGHT
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.

FRI
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.

FRI NIGHT
NE winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers flat.

SAT
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.

SUN
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a moderate
chop. 



AMZ158-181015-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
655 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft, except 2 to 4 ft
near shore. Dominant period 10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers
choppy.

WED
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft, except 3 to 4 ft near
shore. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.

WED NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft, except 2 to 4 ft near shore. Dominant
period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to
a moderate chop after midnight. A slight chance of showers.

THU
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.

THU NIGHT
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.

FRI
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.

FRI NIGHT
NE winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers flat.

SAT
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.

SUN
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a moderate
chop. A chance of showers. 



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