Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1000 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

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

AMZ100-211015-
1000 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
High pressure will build in from the southwest tonight and
Sunday then slide offshore Monday. A cold front will move
through Tuesday. High pressure will build in from the northwest
late next week then pass offshore next weekend.


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AMZ130-211015-
Albemarle Sound-
1000 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Showers likely,
mainly in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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AMZ131-211015-
Alligator River-
1000 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves
flat.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves
flat.
.MON...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after
midnight. A chance of showers.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. Showers likely, mainly in
the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

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AMZ135-211015-
Pamlico Sound-
1000 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...W winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt in the evening, becoming light and
variable. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...E winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft after midnight. A chance of
showers.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves around 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft, then 1 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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AMZ136-211015-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
1000 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Waves light
chop, diminishing to flat in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...Light and variable winds. Waves flat.
.MON...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after
midnight. A chance of showers.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. Showers likely, mainly in
the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

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AMZ137-211015-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
1000 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Waves light
chop, diminishing to flat in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt in the evening, becoming light and
variable. Waves flat.
.MON...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after
midnight. A chance of showers.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. Showers likely, mainly in
the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

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AMZ150-211015-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
1000 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...W winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft in the morning, then
1 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas
1 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.MON...S winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 1 ft, then around 2 ft in the afternoon. Dominant
period 9 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE...SW winds around 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

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AMZ152-211015-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
1000 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt in the evening, becoming light and
variable. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.MON...E winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 1 ft,
then around 2 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with
gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to
5 ft after midnight. A chance of showers.
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
Showers, mainly in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming NW
15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.


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AMZ154-211015-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
1000 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.MON...E winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 1 ft,
then around 2 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with
gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 4 to
6 ft after midnight. A chance of showers.
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming NW
15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 8 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft
after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

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AMZ156-211015-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
1000 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers
choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds, increasing to 10 seconds in the afternoon. Adjacent
sounds and rivers light chop.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt in the evening, becoming light and
variable. Seas 1 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and
rivers flat.
.MON...E winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 1 ft,
then around 2 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 9 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers flat, increasing to light chop in the
afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft after midnight.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy
after midnight. A chance of showers.
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. Showers likely, mainly in the
morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming NW
after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft after
midnight. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.

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AMZ158-211015-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
1000 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt in the
afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers light chop, diminishing to flat in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers flat.
.MON...E winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 1 ft,
then around 2 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 9 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers flat, increasing to light chop in the
afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft after midnight.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy
after midnight. A chance of showers.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. Showers likely, mainly in the
morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy,
diminishing to a moderate chop after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.

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