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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 201525
MWWMHX

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1125 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2024

AMZ152-202330-
/O.NEW.KMHX.MF.Y.0012.240420T1525Z-240420T1900Z/
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0041.240421T1500Z-240423T0900Z/
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
1125 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2024

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SUNDAY TO
5 AM EDT TUESDAY...

* WHAT...For the Dense Fog Advisory, dense fog will reduce
visibility to less than 1 NM. For the Small Craft Advisory,
northeast winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt and seas 4
to 6 ft expected.

* WHERE...The coastal waters from Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras.

* WHEN...For the Dense Fog Advisory, until 3 PM EDT this
afternoon. For the Small Craft Advisory, from 11 AM Sunday to
5 AM EDT Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft. Low
visibility will make navigation difficult.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

If you must navigate, proceed with caution. Use proper fog
signals. Make sure all running lights are on. Remember to use
your radar and compass.

&&

$$

AMZ135-202330-
/O.NEW.KMHX.MF.Y.0012.240420T1525Z-240420T1900Z/
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0041.240421T1500Z-240422T0900Z/
Pamlico Sound-
1125 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2024

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SUNDAY TO
5 AM EDT MONDAY...

* WHAT...For the Dense Fog Advisory, dense fog will reduce
visibility to less than 1 NM. For the Small Craft Advisory,
north winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt and choppy
waters expected.

* WHERE...Pamlico Sound.

* WHEN...For the Dense Fog Advisory, until 3 PM EDT this
afternoon. For the Small Craft Advisory, from 11 AM Sunday to
5 AM EDT Monday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft. Low
visibility will make navigation difficult.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

If you must navigate, proceed with caution. Use proper fog
signals. Make sure all running lights are on. Remember to use
your radar and compass.

&&

$$

AMZ150-231-201900-
/O.NEW.KMHX.MF.Y.0012.240420T1525Z-240420T1900Z/
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
Croatan and Roanoke Sounds-
1125 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2024

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Dense fog will reduce visibility to less than 1 NM.

* WHERE...In coastal waters, the coastal waters from Duck to
Oregon Inlet. In Sounds, Croatan and Roanoke Sounds.

* WHEN...Until 3 PM EDT this afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Low visibility will make navigation difficult.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you must navigate, proceed with caution. Use proper fog
signals. Make sure all running lights are on. Remember to use
your radar and compass.

&&

$$

AMZ154-202330-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0041.240421T1500Z-240423T0900Z/
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
1125 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2024

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SUNDAY TO
5 AM EDT TUESDAY...

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

* WHERE...The coastal waters from Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke
Inlet.

* WHEN...From 11 AM Sunday to 5 AM EDT Tuesday.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

AMZ156-158-202330-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0041.240421T1500Z-240423T0900Z/
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
1125 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2024

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SUNDAY TO
5 AM EDT TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Northeast winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt
expected.

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

* WHEN...From 11 AM Sunday to 5 AM EDT Tuesday.

* 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 201530
CWFMHX

Coastal Waters Forecast for North Carolina
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1130 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2024

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

AMZ100-210415-
1130 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2024

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
A cold front tracks south across the region and stalls just
offshore late today. An area of low pressure will lift NE along
the front Sunday bringing rain across the region. High pressure
briefly builds into the area Tuesday followed by a cold front with
limited moisture pushing across the area Wednesday. High pressure
builds back into the area for the latter half of the work week.

$$

AMZ230-210415-
Albemarle Sound-
1130 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2024

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Patchy
fog late this morning. A slight chance of showers. Vsby 1 NM or
less late this morning.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 ft or less, then around 2 ft after midnight.
.SUN...NE winds around 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of rain
in the morning, then rain in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Rain, mainly
in the evening.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the
evening, then 1 ft.
.TUE...NE winds around 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves
1 ft or less.
.WED...SW winds around 10 kt, increasing to around 15 kt in the
afternoon, then becoming NW in the evening, becoming N after
midnight. Waves 1 ft or less, then around 2 ft.

$$

AMZ131-210415-
Alligator River-
1130 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2024

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight
chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after
midnight.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
rain in the morning, then rain in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. Rain,
mainly in the evening.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.TUE...NE winds around 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves
light chop.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N after midnight. Waves a
moderate chop.

$$

AMZ231-210415-
Croatan and Roanoke Sounds-
1130 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2024

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Patchy fog
late this morning. A slight chance of showers. Vsby around 1 NM
late this morning.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after
midnight.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
rain in the morning, then rain in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds around 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. Rain,
mainly in the evening.
.MON...N winds around 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight
chance of rain in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E in the evening, then
becoming S after midnight. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to
light chop.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N after midnight. Waves a
moderate chop.

$$

AMZ135-210415-
Pamlico Sound-
1130 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2024

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE late. Waves 1 ft
or less, then around 2 ft this afternoon. Patchy fog. A slight
chance of showers late this morning, then a chance of tstms with a
slight chance of showers late. Vsby less than 1 NM through early
this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A slight
chance of showers in the evening.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain in the
afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves
2 to 3 ft. Rain, mainly in the evening.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of
rain in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds around 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves around 2 ft, then 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N after midnight. Waves
around 2 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ136-210415-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
1130 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2024

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. A chance of
showers with a slight chance of tstms early this afternoon. A
chance of showers and tstms late.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
rain in the morning, then rain in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. Rain,
mainly in the evening.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight
chance of rain in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.TUE...NE winds around 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves
light chop.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N after midnight. Waves a
moderate chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ137-210415-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
1130 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2024

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming NE this
afternoon. Waves light chop. A chance of showers with a slight
chance of tstms early this afternoon. A chance of showers and
tstms late.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts
up to 25 kt in the afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, increasing
to choppy in the afternoon. A chance of rain in the morning, then
rain in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. Rain,
mainly in the evening.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight
chance of rain in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt in the
evening, then becoming S after midnight. Waves a moderate chop,
diminishing to light chop in the evening, then diminishing to
flat after midnight.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N after midnight. Waves a
moderate chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ150-210415-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
1130 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2024

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Dominant
period 9 seconds. A slight chance of showers late this morning.
Areas of fog through early this afternoon. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain in the
afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Rain, mainly in the evening.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of
rain in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas 3 to
4 ft.

$$

AMZ152-210415-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
1130 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2024

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N late. Seas 4 to
5 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Patchy fog. A slight chance of
showers. Vsby 1 NM or less through early this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain in the
afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds around 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
5 to 6 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Rain, mainly in the
evening.
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. A slight chance of rain in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds around 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas
4 to 5 ft.
.WED...SW winds around 10 kt, increasing to around 15 kt in the
afternoon and evening, then becoming N after midnight. Seas 3 to
5 ft.

$$

AMZ154-210415-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
1130 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2024

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW late. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the evening, then a
slight chance of rain after midnight.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to
7 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 7 seconds. A chance of
rain in the morning, then rain in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Rain with a slight chance
of tstms in the evening, then rain likely after midnight.
.MON...N winds around 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft. A chance of rain in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...NE winds around 15 kt, diminishing to around 10 kt in the
evening, then becoming W after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...W winds around 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon and
evening, then becoming NW after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ156-210415-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
1130 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2024

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt
late. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop, diminishing to flat late. A slight chance
of showers this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers in the evening, then a slight chance of rain
after midnight.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 4 to
6 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy, increasing to rough in the afternoon. A chance
of rain in the morning, then rain in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds around 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers
choppy. Rain with a slight chance of tstms in the evening, then
rain likely after midnight.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A chance of rain, mainly
in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to around 10 kt in the
evening, then becoming SW after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to light chop.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
3 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-210415-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
1130 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2024

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt
late. Seas 2 to 4 ft, except around 2 ft near shore. Dominant
period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop,
diminishing to flat late. A slight chance of showers early this
afternoon. A slight chance of showers and tstms late.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, except around
2 ft near shore. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers with a slight chance
of tstms in the evening, then a slight chance of rain after
midnight.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft, except 2 to 3 ft near shore. Dominant period 6 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A chance of rain in the
morning, then rain in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft, except 2 to 3 ft near shore. Dominant period
4 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. Rain, mainly in the
evening.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft, except 2 to 3 ft near shore. Adjacent sounds and rivers
choppy. A chance of rain, mainly in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft, except 2 to 3 ft near shore. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon, then becoming E 5 to 10 kt in the evening, becoming SW
after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers
choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the afternoon, then
diminishing to light chop.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$


000
FZNT22 KWBC 201458
OFFNT2

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1058 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2024

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.

Locally higher winds and seas can be expected in and near tstms.

ANZ899-210230-
1058 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2024

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...Broad low pressure over the
northern portion will move NE away from the area today. A cold
front will move E and SE over the waters today and tonight, and
then will stall near Cape Fear Sun. A series of developing low
pressure centers will move NE along the front later Sun night
into Tue. High pressure will build E across the N waters Sun and
Sun night, and then shift well E of the region Mon and Mon night.
High pressure will build along the SE coast Tue into Tue night,
then drift E over the southern waters Wed and Wed night. A cold
front will move into the NW portion Wed, before passing SE across
the area Wed night.

$$

ANZ820-210230-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 FM-
1058 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2024

.TODAY...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Chance of
rain.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to
15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Rain.
.MON...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ915-210230-
Between 1000FM and 38.5 N west of 69 W-
1058 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2024

.TODAY...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 4 to
5 ft. Scattered showers.
.SUN...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Rain.
.MON...N winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ920-210230-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 FM and south of 38.5N to
250 NM offshore-
1058 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2024

.TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft. Chance of tstms.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and chance of tstms.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ905-210230-
East of 69W to the Hague Line between 1000 FM and 39N-
1058 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2024

.TODAY...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Scattered showers with vsby 1 nm or less. Chance of tstms.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Rain.
.MON...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.WED...E winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ910-210230-
East of 69W and south of 39N to 250 NM offshore-
1058 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2024

.TODAY...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 5 to
6 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and chance of tstms.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ825-210230-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-
1058 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2024

.TODAY...W winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and chance of tstms.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NW.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ828-210230-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 NM offshore-
1058 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2024

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and chance of tstms.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and chance of tstms.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Rain.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ925-210230-
Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon between 100 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
1058 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2024

.TODAY...W winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft. Scattered showers and chance of tstms.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and chance of tstms.
.SUN...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE 15 to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Rain.
.MON...NE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ830-210230-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 NM offshore-
1058 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2024

.TODAY...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Scattered showers and chance of tstms with vsby 1 nm or
less.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers and chance of tstms.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 20 to 30 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. Rain.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ833-210230-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 NM Offshore.-
1058 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2024

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft. Scattered showers and chance of tstms with vsby 1 nm or
less.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers and chance of tstms.
.SUN...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. Scattered showers
and chance of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to
35 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. Scattered showers and chance of tstms.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.

$$

ANZ930-210230-
Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear between 100 NM and 250 NM offshore-
1058 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2024

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and chance of tstms.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Scattered showers and chance of tstms.
.SUN...E winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
8 ft. Scattered showers and chance of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NE. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
Scattered showers and chance of tstms.
.MON...NE winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas
8 to 14 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ835-210230-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 FM-
1058 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2024

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Scattered showers and chance of tstms with vsby 1 nm or
less.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft. Chance of tstms.
.SUN...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Scattered showers
and chance of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to
35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. Scattered showers and chance of tstms.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.TUE...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to SW.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE 15 to
25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ935-210230-
Cape Fear to 31N east of 1000 FM to 250 NM offshore-
1058 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2024

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft. Chance of tstms.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and chance of tstms.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered showers
and chance of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NE 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 8 to 13 ft. Scattered showers and chance of tstms.
.MON...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.TUE...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Dawson. Ocean Prediction Center.

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National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1210 PM EDT Sat Apr 20 2024

NCZ203-204-205-211600-
Northern Outer Banks-Ocracoke Island-Hatteras Island-
1210 PM EDT Sat Apr 20 2024

Tides for Duck Pier:

Low tide 1213 PM.
High tide 630 PM.
Low tide 1246 AM Sunday.
High tide 646 AM Sunday.

Tides for Oregon Inlet:

Low tide 1241 PM.
High tide 710 PM.
Low tide 112 AM Sunday.
High tide 713 AM Sunday.

Tides for the Pamlico Sound near Rodanthe:

Low tide 244 PM.
High tide 916 PM.
Low tide 315 AM Sunday.
High tide 919 AM Sunday.

Tides for Hatteras Inlet:

Low tide 1222 PM.
High tide 632 PM.
Low tide 1249 AM Sunday.
High tide 645 AM Sunday.

Tides for Ocracoke Inlet:

Low tide 1220 PM.
High tide 633 PM.
Low tide 1247 AM Sunday.
High tide 646 AM Sunday.


Area Water Temperatures:
Jennettes Pier...57.
Oregon Inlet Marina...60.
Avon Pier...59.

$$

NCZ195-196-199-211600-
West Carteret-East Carteret-Coastal Onslow-
1210 PM EDT Sat Apr 20 2024

Tides for Bardens Inlet:

High tide 606 PM.
Low tide 1219 AM Sunday.
High tide 624 AM Sunday.
Low tide 1222 PM Sunday.

Tides for the Harkers Island Bridge:

Low tide 240 PM.
High tide 832 PM.
Low tide 307 AM Sunday.
High tide 845 AM Sunday.

Tides for Beaufort Inlet:

Low tide 1220 PM.
High tide 631 PM.
Low tide 1247 AM Sunday.
High tide 644 AM Sunday.

Tides for the Newport River:

Low tide 122 PM.
High tide 727 PM.
Low tide 149 AM Sunday.
High tide 740 AM Sunday.

Tides for Bogue Inlet:

Low tide 1224 PM.
High tide 637 PM.
Low tide 1251 AM Sunday.
High tide 650 AM Sunday.


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

$$


 

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