Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
401 AM EDT Mon Aug 21 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

AMZ100-211930-
401 AM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
High pressure will extend over the area from offshore through
Wednesday. A cold front will move through Thursday, followed by
high pressure Friday.

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AMZ130-211930-
Albemarle Sound-
401 AM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft. Showers
likely with a chance of tstms, then a chance of showers.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ131-211930-
Alligator River-
401 AM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. Patchy fog early this
morning with vsby 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
light chop. Showers and tstms likely.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves light
chop, increasing to a moderate chop. Showers likely with a chance of
tstms, then a chance of showers.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ135-211930-
Pamlico Sound-
401 AM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then
around 2 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms, then a chance of
showers.
.FRI...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ136-211930-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
401 AM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Patchy fog early
this morning with vsby 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight
chance of showers and tstms in the evening.
.WED...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
light chop. Showers and tstms likely.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms, then a chance of showers.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ137-211930-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
401 AM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers and tstms in the evening.
.WED...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers and
tstms likely.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms, then a chance of showers.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ150-211930-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
401 AM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds around 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the morning, then a chance of showers and tstms
in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms, then a chance of showers.
.FRI...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ152-211930-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
401 AM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds.
.TONIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
.TUE...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. A slight chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.WED...SW winds around 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the morning, then a chance of showers and tstms
in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Showers likely with a chance of tstms, then a chance of showers.
.FRI...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ154-211930-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
401 AM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming E late this morning, then
becoming SE this afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. A slight chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.WED...SW winds around 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft, subsiding to 2 to
4 ft after midnight. Showers and tstms likely.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of
tstms. Showers likely.
.FRI...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ156-211930-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
401 AM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers flat. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. A slight chance
of showers and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers and tstms.
.WED...SW winds around 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop. Showers and tstms likely.
.THU...W winds around 10 kt, becoming NE. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers light chop. A chance of tstms. Showers likely.
.FRI...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy. A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-211930-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
401 AM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. A slight chance
of showers and tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. A slight chance
of showers and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers and tstms.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop. Showers and tstms likely.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers light chop. A chance of tstms. Showers likely.
.FRI...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy. A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$


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