Coastal Waters Forecast for S of Ocracoke Inlet NC to Cape Lookout NC out to 20 nm (AMZ156) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: S of Ocracoke Inlet NC to Cape Lookout NC out to 20 nm (AMZ156)
Issued by: National Weather Service Morehead City, NC
Last Update: 1002 PM EDT Sat May 18 2024




Overnight: W winds around 10 kt, becoming N late. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Wave detail: S 2 ft at 5 seconds and NE 2 ft at 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. Showers with a slight chance of tstms late this evening and early morning, then a chance of showers late.

Sun: NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft in the afternoon. Wave detail: NE 4 ft at 4 seconds and S 2 ft at 5 seconds, becoming NE 5 ft at 5 seconds and S 1 ft at 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A chance of showers, mainly in the morning.

Sun Night: N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Wave detail: NE 5 ft at 6 seconds and S 1 ft at 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A slight chance of tstms in the evening. A chance of showers.

Mon: NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Wave detail: NE 4 ft at 5 seconds and NE 2 ft at 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.

Mon Night: NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Wave detail: NE 4 ft at 7 seconds and SE 1 ft at 10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop after midnight.

Tue: NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Wave detail: E 3 ft at 8 seconds and NE 2 ft at 4 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.

Tue Night: NE winds around 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, diminishing to flat after midnight.

Wed: N winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers flat, increasing to light chop in the afternoon.

Wed Night: S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.

Thu: SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.

Thu Night: SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers and tstms after midnight.

winds and seas higher in and near tstms.







Zone Forecast: S of Ocracoke Inlet NC to Cape Lookout NC out to 20 nm (AMZ156)

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