Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1224 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 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

AMZ100-181215-
1224 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
Cool high pressure will build over the region through late
this week. The high will slide offshore over the weekend.

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AMZ130-181215-
Albemarle Sound-
1224 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming NW around 5 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming E. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

AMZ131-181215-
Alligator River-
1224 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
late. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop late.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming NW around 5 kt after
midnight. Waves flat.
.FRI...N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt in the evening, becoming light and
variable. Waves flat.
.SAT...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming E. Waves flat.
.SUN...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

$$

AMZ135-181215-
Pamlico Sound-
1224 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.WED...NE winds around 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the evening,
then 1 ft.
.THU...NE winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Waves
1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

AMZ136-181215-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
1224 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
late. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop late.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

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AMZ137-181215-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
1224 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt, becoming N after midnight. Waves
flat.
.SAT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

$$

AMZ150-181215-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
1224 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 5 ft. Dominant
period 10 seconds.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.SAT...E winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

AMZ152-181215-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
1224 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant
period 10 seconds.
.WED...NE winds around 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.THU...NE winds around 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...NE winds around 5 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

$$

AMZ154-181215-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
1224 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant
period 10 seconds.
.WED...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. A slight chance
of showers.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

AMZ156-181215-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
1224 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant
period 10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.
.WED...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop after midnight. A
slight chance of showers.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers flat.
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a moderate
chop.

$$

AMZ158-181215-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
1224 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, except
around 3 ft near shore. Dominant period 10 seconds. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy.
.WED...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft, except 3 to 4 ft near
shore. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft, except 2 to 4 ft near shore. Dominant
period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to
a moderate chop after midnight. A slight chance of showers.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers flat.
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a moderate
chop. A chance of showers.

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