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NWS Newport/Morehead City, NC is responsible for marine forecasts for the coastal waters from Duck, NC to North Topsail, NC out to 20 nautical miles, as well as the tidal inshore waters from the Albemarle Sound to New River. Forecasts are updated frequently based on the latest observations and forecast guidance. 

To report unusual marine conditions, including waterspout, to the National Weather Service call toll free 800-889-6889.

The National Weather Service is soliciting feedback on a new proposed coastal waters forecast with wave detail. All feedback is appreciated!

Albemarle Sound Croatan and Roanoke Sounds Alligator River Pamlico Sound Pamlico and Pungo Rivers Neuse and Bay Rivers Coastal Waters from South of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet out 20 nm Coastal Waters from Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras out 20 nm Coastal Waters from Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet out 20 nm Coastal Waters from Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout out 20 nm Coastal Waters from Cape Lookout to North Topsail out 20 nm Coastal Waters from NC/VA Border to South of Currituck Light out 20 nm Currituck Sound Coastal Waters from Surf City to Cape Fear out 20 nm Offshore Waters from Cape Charles Light to Currituck Light from 20 to 100 nm Offshore Waters from Currituck Light to Cape Hatteras from 20 nm to 100 nm Offshore Waters from Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear from 20 nm to 100 nm Offshore Waters from Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 FM from 20 to 250 nm

Select Point Forecasts:

Artificial Reefs:

145 230 255 275 285 296 315 342 345 355


Other Locations:

Wimble Shoals Diamond Shoals Lookout Shoals Eastern Albemarle Sound (ICW) Mouth of Pungo River (ICW) Mouth of Neuse River (ICW)

 

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WHUS72 KMHX 211842
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
242 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021

AMZ156-158-220900-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0045.000000T0000Z-210422T1300Z/
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
242 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EDT
THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Northwest winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 35 kt and
seas 4 to 6 ft.

* WHERE...The coastal waters from Ocracoke Inlet to Surf City.

* WHEN...Until 9 AM EDT Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$

AMZ152-154-220900-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0045.000000T0000Z-210422T1600Z/
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
242 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT
THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt and
seas 4 to 7 ft.

* WHERE...The coastal waters from Oregon Inlet to Ocracoke Inlet.

* WHEN...Until noon EDT Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$

AMZ150-220900-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0045.000000T0000Z-210422T1600Z/
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
242 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT
THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt and
seas 4 to 6 ft.

* WHERE...The coastal waters from Duck to Oregon Inlet.

* WHEN...Until noon EDT Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$

AMZ135-220900-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0045.000000T0000Z-210422T1300Z/
Pamlico Sound-
242 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EDT
THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt and
rough waters.

* WHERE...Pamlico Sound.

* WHEN...Until 9 AM EDT Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$

AMZ131-230-231-220900-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0045.000000T0000Z-210422T1100Z/
Alligator River-Albemarle Sound-Croatan and Roanoke Sounds-
242 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT
THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt and
rough waters.

* WHERE...Albemarle, Croatan, and Roanoke Sounds and the
Alligator River.

* WHEN...Until 7 AM EDT Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$

AMZ136-137-220900-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0045.210421T2100Z-210422T1100Z/
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-Neuse and Bay Rivers-
242 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT
THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt and
rough waters expected.

* WHERE...Pamlico, Pungo, Neuse, and Bay Rivers.

* WHEN...Until 7 AM EDT Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$

The National Weather Service is soliciting feedback on a new proposed coastal waters forecast with wave detail. All feedback is appreciated!



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Coastal Waters Forecast for North Carolina
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
615 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 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

AMZ100-221015-
615 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
A strong cold front will move offshore early this evening. High
pressure will build in from the west Thursday and Friday. Low
pressure will impact the region later Saturday into Sunday,
followed by high pressure early next week.

$$

AMZ230-221015-
Albemarle Sound-
615 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms early this evening.
.THU...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves around 2 ft in the evening, then 1 ft.
.FRI...NW winds around 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Waves
1 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up
to 25 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft or less, then around 2 ft in
the afternoon. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers in
the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves
around 2 ft. Showers.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Waves around
2 ft, then 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ131-221015-
Alligator River-
615 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves
choppy. A chance of showers and tstms early this evening.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Waves a moderate chop.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening.
Waves a moderate chop.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Waves light
chop.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up
to 30 kt in the afternoon. Waves light chop, increasing to choppy in
the afternoon. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers in
the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves
choppy. Showers.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Waves a moderate
chop, diminishing to light chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ231-221015-
Croatan and Roanoke Sounds-
615 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves
choppy. A chance of showers and tstms early this evening.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening.
Waves a moderate chop.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW around 5 kt in the
afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to flat in the
afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to
25 kt in the afternoon. Waves light chop, increasing to choppy in
the afternoon. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers in
the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves
rough. Showers.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ135-221015-
Pamlico Sound-
615 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt late this
evening and overnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance
of showers and tstms early this evening.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to
15 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the evening,
then 1 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to
25 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning, then showers in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves
around 3 ft. Showers.
.SUN...W winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Waves around
2 ft, then 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ136-221015-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
615 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt after
midnight, then diminishing to 15 to 20 kt late. Waves choppy,
increasing to rough after midnight, then diminishing to choppy late.
A slight chance of showers and tstms early this evening.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Waves a moderate chop.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves
light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up
to 25 kt in the afternoon. Waves light chop, increasing to a
moderate chop in the afternoon. Showers.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves
choppy. Showers.
.SUN...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Waves choppy,
diminishing to a moderate chop.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ137-221015-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
615 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt late this
evening, then increasing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight, diminishing
to 15 to 20 kt late. Waves a moderate chop, increasing to choppy
late this evening, then increasing to rough after midnight,
diminishing to choppy late. A slight chance of showers and tstms
early this evening.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Waves
a moderate chop.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves
light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up
to 25 kt in the afternoon. Waves light chop, increasing to choppy in
the afternoon. Showers.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves
choppy. Showers.
.SUN...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Waves choppy,
diminishing to a moderate chop.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Waves a moderate
chop, diminishing to light chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ150-221015-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
615 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt becoming NW.
Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 6 ft after midnight. Near shore,
seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. A chance of showers and
tstms early this evening.
.THU...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds around 10 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt with gusts up
to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft in
the afternoon. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers in
the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft. Showers.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft,
subsiding to 3 to 4 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ152-221015-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
615 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW late this evening and
overnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. A chance of
showers and tstms this evening.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to
30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft in the
afternoon. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers in the
afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft. Showers.
.SUN...W winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW. Seas 6 to 9 ft, subsiding
to 5 to 7 ft.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.


Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ154-221015-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
615 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW late this evening and
overnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms this evening.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming W
around 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
4 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to
30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft in the
afternoon. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers in the
afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Showers.
.SUN...W winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft,
subsiding to 5 to 7 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to around 10 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ156-221015-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
615 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 25 to 30 kt late this
evening and early morning, then diminishing to 20 to 25 kt late.
Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and
rivers rough, increasing to very rough late this evening and early
morning, then diminishing to rough late. A slight chance of showers
and tstms early this evening.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds, increasing to 9
seconds in the afternoon. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough,
diminishing to a moderate chop in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
4 seconds, increasing to 10 seconds after midnight. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the
afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up
to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft in
the afternoon. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop,
increasing to rough in the afternoon. Showers.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers very rough. Showers.
.SUN...W winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, diminishing to choppy.
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to light chop.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-221015-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
615 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW late this evening, then
increasing to 25 to 30 kt after midnight, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt
late. Seas 4 to 6 ft, except 3 to 5 ft near shore. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, increasing to very
rough after midnight, then diminishing to rough late.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft, except 2 to 3 ft near shore. Dominant
period 3 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, diminishing to a
moderate chop in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
3 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the
afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up
to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft in
the afternoon. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop,
increasing to rough in the afternoon. Showers.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. Showers.
.SUN...W winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft,
subsiding to 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough,
diminishing to choppy.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light
chop.

$$


469
FZNT22 KWBC 212043
OFFNT2

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
443 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021

West central North Atlantic continental shelf and slope waters
beyond 20 nm to 250 nm offshore, including south of Georges Bank
from 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore.

Seas given as significant wave height, which is the average
height of the highest 1/3 of the waves. Individual waves may be
more than twice the significant wave height.

ANZ899-220800-
443 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A strong cold front will move
across the waters tonight. A secondary cold front will develop
and then move E across the northern portions Thu and Thu night.
High pressure will build to the coast Thu night, settle offshore
Fri and Fri night, and then shift E of the waters Sat. Low
pressure will approach the Mid-Atlantic coast Sat, move offshore
the Delmarva Sat night, then intensify while tracking NE of the
waters Sun into Mon. The low will pull a strong cold front across
the waters Sat night and Sun. High pressure will slowly build SE
to the coast Sun night through Mon night.

$$

ANZ820-220800-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 FM-
443 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Winds to 35 kt or higher
possible in or near tstms. Seas 6 to 11 ft. Scattered showers
and tstms with vsby 1 nm or less early.
.THU...W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming 25 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to
11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SE 20 to 30 kt. Seas
3 ft, building to 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ915-220800-
Between 1000FM and 38.5 N west of 69 W-
443 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 25 to 35 kt. Winds to
35 kt or higher possible in or near tstms. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
Scattered showers and tstms.
.THU...W winds 30 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.FRI...W winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN...S winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
10 to 17 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.MON...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ920-220800-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 FM and south of 38.5N to
250 NM offshore-
443 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt,
then, becoming W to NW 25 to 35 kt. Winds to 35 kt or higher
possible in or near tstms. Seas 7 to 12 ft. Scattered showers and
tstms.
.THU...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI...W winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
7 to 13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft, building to
8 to 13 ft.
.SUN...S winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming W 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to
17 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.MON...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ905-220800-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 FM and 39N-
443 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W to SW 20 to 30 kt,
then, becoming W 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. Scattered showers
and tstms.
.THU...W winds 35 to 40 kt. Seas 13 to 17 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 30 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft.
.FRI...W winds 30 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...S winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.

$$

ANZ910-220800-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 NM offshore-
443 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W to SW 20 to 30 kt,
then, becoming W 25 to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft, building to 8 to
12 ft. Scattered showers and tstms.
.THU...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft.
.FRI...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S 30 to 40 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN...S winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming NW 30 to 40 kt. Seas
12 to 17 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

$$

ANZ825-220800-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-
443 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming 25 to 30 kt. Winds to
35 kt or higher possible in or near tstms. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
Scattered showers and tstms with vsby 1 nm or less early.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SUN...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ828-220800-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 NM offshore-
443 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NW. Winds to
35 kt or higher possible in or near tstms. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
Scattered showers and tstms early.
.THU...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 20 to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft, building to
9 to 15 ft.
.SUN...W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ925-220800-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
443 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt. Winds
to 35 kt or higher possible in or near tstms. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
Scattered showers and tstms.
.THU...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft, building to
10 to 16 ft.
.SUN...S winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming W to NW 30 to 40 kt. Seas
10 to 17 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ830-220800-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 NM offshore-
443 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 20 to 30 kt. Winds
to 35 kt or higher possible in or near tstms. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
Scattered showers and tstms early.
.THU...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 25 to 35 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN...W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ833-220800-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 NM Offshore.-
443 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft. Scattered showers and tstms.
.THU...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to
10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas
3 ft, building to 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming W to SW 30 to 40 kt.
Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN...W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming N to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
8 to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ930-220800-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 NM and 250 NM offshore-
443 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft. Chance of showers and tstms.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S 20 to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ835-220800-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 FM-
443 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming variable 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S 30 to 40 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming W to SW 30 to 40 kt.
Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SUN...W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
8 to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ935-220800-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 FM to 250 NM offshore-
443 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 20 to 25 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft. Chance of showers and tstms.
.THU...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SE 25 to 35 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SUN...W winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas
7 to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.MON...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Collins. Ocean Prediction Center.


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Tidal Information
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
610 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021

NCZ203-204-205-222200-
Northern Outer Banks-Ocracoke Island-Hatteras Island-
610 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021

Tides for Duck Pier:

Low tide 926 PM.
High tide 344 AM Thursday.
Low tide 1013 AM Thursday.
High tide 422 PM Thursday.

Tides for Oregon Inlet:

Low tide 932 PM.
High tide 405 AM Thursday.
Low tide 1047 AM Thursday.
High tide 510 PM Thursday.

Tides for the Pamlico Sound near Rodanthe:

High tide 615 PM.
Low tide 1135 PM.
High tide 611 AM Thursday.
Low tide 1250 PM Thursday.

Tides for Hatteras Inlet:

Low tide 927 PM.
High tide 353 AM Thursday.
Low tide 1029 AM Thursday.
High tide 427 PM Thursday.

Tides for Ocracoke Inlet:

Low tide 925 PM.
High tide 354 AM Thursday.
Low tide 1027 AM Thursday.
High tide 428 PM Thursday.


Area Water Temperatures:
Jennettes Pier...56.
Oregon Inlet Marina...64.
Rodanthe Pier...56.

$$

NCZ195-196-199-222200-
West Carteret-East Carteret-Coastal Onslow-
610 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021

Tides for Bardens Inlet:

Low tide 921 PM.
High tide 335 AM Thursday.
Low tide 1004 AM Thursday.
High tide 406 PM Thursday.

Tides for the Harkers Island Bridge:

Low tide 1145 PM.
High tide 553 AM Thursday.
Low tide 1247 PM Thursday.
High tide 627 PM Thursday.

Tides for Beaufort Inlet:

Low tide 925 PM.
High tide 352 AM Thursday.
Low tide 1027 AM Thursday.
High tide 426 PM Thursday.

Tides for the Newport River:

Low tide 1027 PM.
High tide 448 AM Thursday.
Low tide 1129 AM Thursday.
High tide 522 PM Thursday.

Tides for Bogue Inlet:

Low tide 929 PM.
High tide 358 AM Thursday.
Low tide 1031 AM Thursday.
High tide 432 PM Thursday.


Area Water Temperatures:
Beaufort...69.
Atlantic Beach...64.
Bogue Inlet Pier...64.

$$


 

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