Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1028 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 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

AMZ100-172215-
1028 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 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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AMZ130-172215-
Albemarle Sound-
1028 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt early.
Waves around 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the morning, then
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, becoming NE around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming E. Waves 1 ft.

$$

AMZ131-172215-
Alligator River-
1028 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt early.
Waves choppy.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming NW around 5 kt after
midnight. Waves flat.
.FRI...N winds around 5 kt, becoming NE around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming E around 5 kt. Waves flat.

$$

AMZ135-172215-
Pamlico Sound-
1028 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt,
becoming N 15 to 20 kt late. Waves around 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.WED...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the evening,
then 1 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

AMZ136-172215-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
1028 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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

$$

AMZ137-172215-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
1028 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy.
.TONIGHT...N 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...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

$$

AMZ150-172215-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
1028 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant
period 7 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
Dominant period 9 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
around 3 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.SAT...NE winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

AMZ152-172215-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
1028 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Dominant
period 8 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds.
.WED...NE winds 15 to 20 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 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
.SAT...NE winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

AMZ154-172215-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
1028 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Dominant
period 8 seconds.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds.
.WED...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. A slight chance
of showers.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

AMZ156-172215-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
1028 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
6 to 9 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers
rough.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.
.WED...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 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 5 to 7 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. 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.
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.

$$

AMZ158-172215-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
1028 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
late. Seas 5 to 8 ft, except 3 to 5 ft near shore. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, diminishing to choppy
late.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the evening.
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 with gusts up to 30 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 5 to 7 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. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 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.
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.

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