Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
649 AM EST Fri Dec 15 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

AMZ100-152330-
649 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
Low pressure will form along a stalled frontal boundary to our
south today and move northeast tonight and Saturday. High
pressure will build in from the west Saturday through Sunday. A
complex frontal system will affect the region early next week.

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AMZ130-152330-
Albemarle Sound-
649 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...NE winds around 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt late. Waves
1 ft, then around 2 ft this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the morning, then
1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft,
then around 2 ft. A chance of showers.

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AMZ131-152330-
Alligator River-
649 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt late. Waves
light chop, increasing to a moderate chop late.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers.

$$

AMZ135-152330-
Pamlico Sound-
649 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...NE winds around 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt this
afternoon. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to around 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves around 2 ft in the morning, then 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft. A chance
of showers.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft,
then around 2 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ136-152330-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
649 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt this
afternoon. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop this
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers.

$$

AMZ137-152330-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
649 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt this
afternoon. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop this
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the
afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers.

$$

AMZ150-152330-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
649 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...NE winds around 10 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 3
to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 4
seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft in the afternoon.
Dominant period 5 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period
4 seconds.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of
showers.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ152-152330-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
649 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...ME winds around 10 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5
ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ154-152330-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
649 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4
ft, building to 4 to 6 ft this afternoon. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE...W winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ156-152330-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
649 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt this
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft this afternoon.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop,
increasing to choppy this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the evening.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers
choppy.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the
afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas around
2 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
.TUE...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ158-152330-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
649 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt this
afternoon. Seas around 2 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft this afternoon.
Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop,
increasing to choppy this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the evening.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers
choppy.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the
afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.SUN...W winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 1 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers flat, increasing to light chop in the
afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to
choppy. A chance of showers.

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