Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1027 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 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

AMZ100-262215-
1027 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
High pressure will extend over the area from the north today into
Thursday. A cold front will move in from the northwest Friday and
Saturday and then stall just off the coast Sunday into Monday.

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AMZ130-262215-
Albemarle Sound-
1027 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A slight chance
of showers and tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft in the
afternoon. A chance of showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Showers and
tstms likely.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ131-262215-
Alligator River-
1027 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU...S winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves flat, increasing to light chop in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. Showers
and tstms likely.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...NE winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ135-262215-
Pamlico Sound-
1027 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds around 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves around 2 ft in the evening, then 1 ft.
.THU...E winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft in the afternoon. A chance
of showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers and
tstms likely.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance
of showers and tstms.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ136-262215-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
1027 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.REST OF TODAY...E winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Patchy fog after
midnight.
.THU...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves
flat, increasing to light chop in the afternoon. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.THU NIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. Showers
and tstms likely.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N. Waves a moderate chop. A
chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN...NE winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ137-262215-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
1027 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.REST OF TODAY...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight.
.THU...E winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves flat,
increasing to light chop in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. Showers
and tstms likely.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N. Waves a moderate chop. A
chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ150-262215-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
1027 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant
period 5 seconds.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.THU...W winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.FRI...SW winds around 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ152-262215-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
1027 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds around 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Dominant
period 5 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.THU...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds.
.FRI...SW winds around 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...NE winds around 15 kt. Seas around 5 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ154-262215-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
1027 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds around 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant
period 5 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NE winds around 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.THU...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds, decreasing to 4 seconds after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Showers and
tstms likely.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Showers and
tstms likely, then a chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ156-262215-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
1027 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant
period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.THU...E winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers flat,
increasing to light chop in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds, decreasing to 4 seconds after midnight. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy. A chance of showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy. Showers and tstms likely.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers choppy. Showers and tstms likely, then a chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy. A chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-262215-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
1027 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant
period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light
chop.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds, decreasing to 4 seconds after midnight. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, increasing to choppy in the afternoon. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy. Showers and tstms likely.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers a moderate chop. Showers and tstms likely, then a
chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy. A chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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