Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
326 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

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

AMZ100-240715-
326 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
A cold front will cross the area tonight and Thursday. Strong high
pressure will build in from the north Friday through Sunday, while
an area of low pressure develops along the stalled frontal boundary
off the Southeast coast.

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AMZ130-240715-
Albemarle Sound-
326 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Showers and tstms likely.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Showers and tstms
likely in the morning, then a chance of showers with a slight chance
of tstms in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms in the evening, then a slight chance
of showers after midnight.
.FRI...NE winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds around 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ131-240715-
Alligator River-
326 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt, becoming NW late. Waves light chop.
Showers and tstms likely.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop in the afternoon.
Showers and tstms likely in the morning, then a chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers with a slight chance of tstms in the evening, then a slight
chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...NE winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ135-240715-
Pamlico Sound-
326 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds around 15 kt, becoming NW late. Waves 2 ft.
Showers and tstms likely.
.THU...NW winds around 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves
1 ft. Showers and tstms likely in the morning, then a chance of
showers with a slight chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers
in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of showers.


Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ136-240715-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
326 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW late. Waves light chop.
Showers and tstms likely.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers and
tstms in the morning, then a chance of showers with a slight chance
of tstms in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.FRI...NE winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance of
showers in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves
choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop. A chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ137-240715-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
326 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves a
moderate chop. Showers and tstms likely.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves light
chop. Showers and tstms likely in the morning, then a chance of
showers with a slight chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.FRI...NE winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance of
showers in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ150-240715-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
326 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW late. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Dominant period 8 seconds. Showers and tstms likely.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Showers and tstms likely in the morning, then a chance of
showers with a slight chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds, increasing to 10 seconds after midnight. A slight chance
of tstms. A chance of showers, mainly in the evening.
.FRI...NE winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft, building to 7 to 10 ft.
.MON...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ152-240715-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
326 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW late. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Dominant period 8 seconds. showers and tstms likely.
.THU...N winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. Showers and tstms likely in the morning, then a chance of
showers with a slight chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A chance of showers in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft, building to 7 to 10 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft, subsiding to 7 to
9 ft. A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ154-240715-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
326 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds around 15 kt, becoming NW late. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Dominant period 8 seconds. Showers and tstms likely.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. Showers and tstms likely in the morning, then a chance of
showers with a slight chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.FRI...NE winds around 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A chance of showers, mainly in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds around 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A slight chance
of showers.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of
showers.
.SUN...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft, building to 7 to 10 ft.
A chance of showers.
.MON...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft, subsiding to 5 to
8 ft. A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ156-240715-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
326 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds around 15 kt, becoming NW late. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop. Showers and tstms likely.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. Showers and
tstms likely in the morning, then a chance of showers with a slight
chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. A chance of
showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of
showers, mainly in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, increasing to choppy after midnight. A slight chance of
showers.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy. A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy. A chance of showers.
.SUN...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. A chance of showers.
.MON...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft, subsiding to 5 to
8 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-240715-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
326 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW late. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop. Showers and tstms likely.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. Showers and
tstms likely in the morning, then a chance of showers with a slight
chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds, increasing to 10 seconds after midnight. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop. A chance of showers with a slight chance of
tstms.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of
showers, mainly in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, increasing to choppy after midnight. A slight chance of
showers.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy. A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy. A chance of showers.
.SUN...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers rough. A chance of showers.
.MON...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers rough. A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

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