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Coastal Marine Zone Forecasts by the Newport/Morehead City, NC Forecast Office - click on the area of interest

map showing marine forecast zones near Morehead City, NC

The marine zones for WFO Newport/Morehead City, NC changed on April 2, 2019.
Click here for a detailed description of the zone changes.

Coastal Waters Forecast which includes the synopsis and all these zones

Special Marine Warning(s) and Marine Weather Statement(s) for these zones

Marine Weather Message for these zones

Surf Zone Forecast

NDFD Marine Graphics for these zones from which the text forecasts are generated

Predicted Tides and Currents for these areas

Coastal Waters Forecasts are subdivided by zone, each identified by text description and a Universal Generic Code (UGC). The different colors used in the map above have no meaning and are only intended to assist in differentiating the zones.

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AMZ230 Albemarle Sound AMZ231 Croatan and Roanoke Sounds AMZ131 Alligator River AMZ135 Pamlico Sound AMZ136 Pamlico and Pungo Rivers AMZ137 Neuse and Bay Rivers AMZ150 S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 NM AMZ152 S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 NM AMZ154 S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 NM AMZ156 S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 NM AMZ158 S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 NM AMZ170 Waters from Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC from 20 to 40 nm AMZ172 Waters from Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC from 20 to 40 nm AMZ174 Waters from Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC from 20 to 40 nm AMZ176 Waters fromOcracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC from 20 to 40 nm AMZ178 Waters from Cape Lookout  to Surf City NC from 20 to 40 nm AMZ230 Albemarle Sound AMZ231 Croatan and Roanoke Sounds AMZ131 Alligator River AMZ135 Pamlico Sound AMZ136 Pamlico and Pungo Rivers AMZ137 Neuse and Bay Rivers AMZ150 S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 NM AMZ152 S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 NM AMZ154 S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 NM AMZ156 S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 NM AMZ158 S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 NM AMZ170 Waters from Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC from 20 to 40 nm AMZ172 Waters from Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC from 20 to 40 nm AMZ174 Waters from Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC from 20 to 40 nm AMZ176 Waters fromOcracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC from 20 to 40 nm AMZ178 Waters from Cape Lookout  to Surf City NC from 20 to 40 nm