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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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000
WHUS72 KMHX 201844
MWWMHX

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
244 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

AMZ156-158-210900-
/O.NEW.KMHX.SC.Y.0045.210421T2000Z-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-
244 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM WEDNESDAY TO 9 AM EDT
THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 kt becoming northwest with
gusts up to 30 kt expected.

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

* WHEN...From 4 PM Wednesday to 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.

&&

$$

AMZ152-154-210900-
/O.NEW.KMHX.SC.Y.0045.210421T2000Z-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-
244 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM WEDNESDAY TO NOON EDT
THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 kt becoming northwest with
gusts up to 30 kt and seas 4 to 7 ft expected.

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

* WHEN...From 4 PM Wednesday to 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.

&&

$$

AMZ150-210900-
/O.NEW.KMHX.SC.Y.0045.210421T2100Z-210422T1600Z/
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
244 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM WEDNESDAY TO NOON EDT
THURSDAY...

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

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

* WHEN...From 5 PM Wednesday to 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.

&&

$$

AMZ135-210900-
/O.NEW.KMHX.SC.Y.0045.210421T2000Z-210422T1200Z/
Pamlico Sound-
244 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM WEDNESDAY TO 8 AM EDT
THURSDAY...

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

* WHERE...Pamlico Sound.

* WHEN...From 4 PM Wednesday to 8 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.

&&

$$

AMZ131-230-231-210900-
/O.NEW.KMHX.SC.Y.0045.210421T2100Z-210422T1100Z/
Alligator River-Albemarle Sound-Croatan and Roanoke Sounds-
244 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM WEDNESDAY TO 7 AM EDT
THURSDAY...

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

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

* WHEN...From 5 PM Wednesday to 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.

&&

$$

AMZ136-137-210900-
/O.NEW.KMHX.SC.Y.0045.210421T2200Z-210422T0900Z/
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-Neuse and Bay Rivers-
244 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM WEDNESDAY TO 5 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...From 6 PM Wednesday to 5 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!



000
FZUS52 KMHX 201859
CWFMHX

Coastal Waters Forecast for North Carolina
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
259 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 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

AMZ100-210615-
259 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
A strong cold front will approach from the west tonight and
sweep through the region late Wednesday. 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.

$$

AMZ230-210615-
Albemarle Sound-
259 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt late. Waves 1 ft
or less, then 2 feet late. A slight chance of showers in the
morning, then a chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the 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...W winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft or
less, then around 2 ft. Showers.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ131-210615-
Alligator River-
259 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

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

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ231-210615-
Croatan and Roanoke Sounds-
259 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to 15 to 25 kt late. Waves
light chop, increasing to choppy in the afternoon. A chance of
showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves
rough. A chance of showers and tstms in the 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. Waves a moderate chop.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Waves a
moderate chop, increasing to choppy. Showers likely, then showers.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ135-210615-
Pamlico Sound-
259 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt with gusts up
to 30 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft or less, then 2 to 3 ft in the
afternoon. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.
.THU...NW 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 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming S 20 to 25 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. Showers likely, then showers.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ136-210615-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
259 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop in the afternoon. A
slight chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers
and tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves rough, diminishing to choppy after midnight. A
chance of showers and tstms in the 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...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight.
.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 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Waves a
moderate chop, increasing to choppy. Showers.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ137-210615-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
259 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop in the afternoon. A
slight chance of showers. A slight chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves
rough. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the 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. 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 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Waves a
moderate chop, increasing to choppy. Showers.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves
choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ150-210615-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
259 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.WED...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt and shifting to
NW late. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. A slight chance
of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft after midnight. Near shore, seas 3 to
4 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms in
the evening.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft, except 3 to 4 ft near shore. Dominant
period 6 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 20 to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft,
building to 4 to 6 ft. Showers likely, then showers.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ152-210615-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
259 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A slight chance of showers
late this evening and overnight.
.WED...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt with gusts up
to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft
late. Dominant period 7 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the
morning.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms
in the 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.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming S 25 to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft,
building to 4 to 6 ft. Showers likely, then showers.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ154-210615-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
259 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

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

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ156-210615-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
259 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

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

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-210615-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
259 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

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

$$


000
FZNT22 KWBC 202011
OFFNT2

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
411 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 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.

ANZ899-210745-
411 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...High pressure will shift E of the
area tonight into Wed. A low pressure area will track NE over the
far SE portions of the waters tonight into Wed. A strong cold
front will approach the coast early Wed, and then move E and SE
across the waters later Wed into Thu. A strong secondary cold
front will move E across the northern waters later Thu into Fri
as another high pressure area builds E across the S and central
portions into Fri night. The high will then shift E of the region
later Fri night into Sat before a developing low pressure system
moves NE along the Mid-Atlantic coast. The low will track to the
NE of the waters Sun and Sun night while intensifying, and while
pulling a series of cold fronts across the region.

$$

ANZ820-210745-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 FM-
411 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft. Showers and scattered tstms.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
Scattered showers.
.THU...W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming 25 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to
12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W 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 5 to 8 ft,
subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SE 20 to 30 kt. Seas
3 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft.
.SUN...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
6 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.

$$

ANZ915-210745-
Between 1000FM and 38.5 N west of 69 W-
411 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers. Scattered tstms.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft, building to
9 to 13 ft. Numerous showers and scattered tstms.
.THU...W winds 30 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft, subsiding to
8 to 14 ft.
.FRI...W winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft, subsiding to
3 to 5 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 8 ft.
.SUN...S to SE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft, building to
10 to 16 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft.

$$

ANZ920-210745-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 FM and south of 38.5N to
250 NM offshore-
411 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers. Scattered tstms.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 30 to 35 kt.
Seas 6 to 8 ft, building to 9 to 13 ft. Numerous showers and
scattered tstms.
.THU...W winds 30 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.FRI...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft, subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 7 to 11 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.

$$

ANZ905-210745-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 FM and 39N-
411 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to
20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft, building to 4 to
7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 30 to 40 kt.
Seas 6 to 8 ft, building to 7 to 13 ft. Tstms and numerous
showers.
.THU...W winds 35 to 40 kt. Seas 13 to 18 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 19 ft.
.FRI...W winds 30 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft, subsiding to 4 to
8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 6 to 10 ft, building to 11 to 17 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W. Seas 12 to
15 ft.

$$

ANZ910-210745-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 NM offshore-
411 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 5 to
8 ft. Scattered tstms.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 6 to 8 ft, building to 8 to 13 ft. Numerous showers and
scattered tstms.
.THU...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 30 to 35 kt. Seas 13 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 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft, subsiding to 5 to
8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...S winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft, building to 12 to
19 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 25 to 30 kt.
Seas 13 to 16 ft.

$$

ANZ825-210745-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-
411 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt, then,
diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Showers and scattered tstms.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft, building to
6 to 10 ft. Scattered showers.
.THU...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft, building
to 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN...W to SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

$$

ANZ828-210745-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 NM offshore-
411 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

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

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Showers and scattered tstms.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft, building to
6 to 10 ft. Scattered showers.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to
10 ft, subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft, building to 7 to 13 ft.
.SUN...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

$$

ANZ925-210745-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
411 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

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

.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. Scattered showers and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft, building to
7 to 11 ft. Scattered showers and tstms.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 40 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft, building to 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN...S winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming W to SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
9 to 16 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.

$$

ANZ830-210745-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 NM offshore-
411 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

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

.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Scattered showers and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft, building to
6 to 10 ft. Scattered showers and tstms.
.THU...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft, subsiding to
4 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft, building
to 8 to 14 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

$$

ANZ833-210745-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 NM Offshore.-
411 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

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

.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers.
.WED...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft, building
to 5 to 9 ft. Scattered showers and chance of tstms.
.THU...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt. Seas
6 to 11 ft.

$$

ANZ930-210745-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 NM and 250 NM offshore-
411 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

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

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE 15 to 20 kt,
then, becoming S to SE 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers.
.WED...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
Scattered showers and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt. Seas
5 to 7 ft, building to 7 to 10 ft. Scattered showers and tstms.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...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 winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft, building to
8 to 14 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming W to SW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.

$$

ANZ835-210745-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 FM-
411 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

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

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Scattered showers and scattered tstms.
.WED...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than
10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. 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 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to
5 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming W to SW 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 6 to 10 ft,
subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ935-210745-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 FM to 250 NM offshore-
411 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

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

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE 20 to 30 kt,
then, becoming S to SW. Seas 4 to 5 ft, building to 4 to 7 ft.
Scattered showers. Scattered tstms.
.WED...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
5 to 8 ft.
.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, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to
3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 6 to 10 ft, building to 8 to 14 ft.
.SUN...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas
8 to 11 ft, subsiding to 6 to 9 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Collins. Ocean Prediction Center.

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Tidal Information
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
410 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

NCZ203-204-205-212000-
Northern Outer Banks-Ocracoke Island-Hatteras Island-
410 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

Tides for Duck Pier:

Low tide 820 PM.
High tide 242 AM Wednesday.
Low tide 916 AM Wednesday.
High tide 322 PM Wednesday.

Tides for Oregon Inlet:

Low tide 823 PM.
High tide 301 AM Wednesday.
Low tide 1000 AM Wednesday.
High tide 409 PM Wednesday.

Tides for the Pamlico Sound near Rodanthe:

High tide 455 PM.
Low tide 1026 PM.
High tide 507 AM Wednesday.
Low tide 1203 PM Wednesday.

Tides for Hatteras Inlet:

Low tide 817 PM.
High tide 252 AM Wednesday.
Low tide 936 AM Wednesday.
High tide 327 PM Wednesday.

Tides for Ocracoke Inlet:

Low tide 815 PM.
High tide 253 AM Wednesday.
Low tide 934 AM Wednesday.
High tide 328 PM Wednesday.


Area Water Temperatures:
Duck Pier...57.
Jennettes Pier...55.
Oregon Inlet Marina...60.
Rodanthe Pier...55.

$$

NCZ195-196-199-212000-
West Carteret-East Carteret-Coastal Onslow-
410 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

Tides for Bardens Inlet:

Low tide 809 PM.
High tide 232 AM Wednesday.
Low tide 914 AM Wednesday.
High tide 304 PM Wednesday.

Tides for the Harkers Island Bridge:

High tide 422 PM.
Low tide 1035 PM.
High tide 452 AM Wednesday.
Low tide 1154 AM Wednesday.

Tides for Beaufort Inlet:

Low tide 815 PM.
High tide 251 AM Wednesday.
Low tide 934 AM Wednesday.
High tide 326 PM Wednesday.

Tides for the Newport River:

Low tide 917 PM.
High tide 347 AM Wednesday.
Low tide 1036 AM Wednesday.
High tide 422 PM Wednesday.

Tides for Bogue Inlet:

Low tide 819 PM.
High tide 257 AM Wednesday.
Low tide 938 AM Wednesday.
High tide 332 PM Wednesday.


Area Water Temperatures:
Beaufort...67.
Atlantic Beach...63.
Bogue Inlet Pier...64.

$$



 

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