AMZ100-240915-
 355 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2024
 
 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
 A cold front moves through Eastern North Carolina this evening.
 High pressure returns by late weekend into early next week. The
 next cold front may come through mid to late week.
 
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   AMZ158-240915-  S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-  355 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2024    SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON    TODAY  SW winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt late.  Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft, except 5 to 7 ft near shore.  Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough,  increasing to very rough late. A chance of showers early this  morning, then showers with a slight chance of tstms late this  morning and afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 NM early this afternoon.  TONIGHT  W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming  NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 6 to 9 ft, subsiding to 5 to  7 ft after midnight. Near shore, seas 5 to 7 ft, subsiding to  4 to 5 ft after midnight. Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent  sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop after  midnight. A chance of showers with isolated tstms in the evening.  SAT  W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, except 3 to 4 ft near  shore. Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a  moderate chop. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.  SAT NIGHT  NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt after  midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, except 2 to 3 ft  near shore. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers  a moderate chop, increasing to choppy after midnight. A chance of  showers in the evening.  SUN  N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming NE  5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft, except 2 to 3 ft  near shore. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to  light chop in the afternoon.  SUN NIGHT  S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas  2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.  MON  SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and  rivers a moderate chop.  TUE  SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to  5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.    Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.    $$