Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast...UPDATED
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
626 PM EDT Fri Aug 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

AMZ100-191030-
626 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
A cold front will move into the area tonight and stall. This  front
will move south of the area early next week. High pressure builds
back in by Tuesday. Another cold front will approach the area in the
middle of next week.

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AMZ130-191030-
Albemarle Sound-
626 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A
chance of showers and tstms until early morning, then a slight chance
of showers and tstms late.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the
morning, then a chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SUN...W winds around 5 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
A slight chance of showers and tstms in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...S winds around 5 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2
ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ131-191030-
Alligator River-
626 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Waves a moderate chop.
A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the morning, then a chance of showers and tstms
in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SUN...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves
flat. A chance of showers and tstms in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ135-191030-
Pamlico Sound-
626 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft this evening, then
1 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
A chance of showers and tstms, mainly in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
1 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.MON...N winds around 5 kt, becoming E around 5 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ136-191030-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
626 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Waves a moderate chop.
A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms in the morning, then showers and tstms likely in the
afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers and
tstms likely, mainly in the evening.
.SUN...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves
flat. A chance of showers and tstms, mainly in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.MON...W winds around 5 kt, becoming SE around 5 kt in the
afternoon. Waves flat.
.MON NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ137-191030-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
626 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Waves a moderate chop.
A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms in the morning, then showers and tstms likely in the
afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers and
tstms likely, mainly in the evening.
.SUN...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves
flat. A chance of showers and tstms, mainly in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.MON...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SE around 5 kt in the
afternoon. Waves flat. A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. A chance of showers
and tstms in the evening.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves light
chop, increasing to a moderate chop.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ150-191030-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
626 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Dominant period 5 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. A slight chance
of showers and tstms in the morning, then a chance of showers and
tstms in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN...W winds around 5 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas around
2 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms in
the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...S winds around 5 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ152-191030-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
626 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4
ft, building to 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. A slight
chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6
seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms,
mainly in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt, becoming NW around 5 kt after
midnight. Seas around 2 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.MON...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming E around 5 kt in the
afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
A chance of showers and tstms.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ154-191030-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
626 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 3 to 5
ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms
late this evening and overnight.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6
seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6
seconds. Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON...N winds around 5 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas around
2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
A chance of showers and tstms.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ156-191030-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
626 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers choppy. A slight chance of showers and tstms late
this evening and overnight.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the
afternoon. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. Showers and
tstms likely.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON...N winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers flat. A chance of showers
and tstms in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers flat.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a
moderate chop.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to
choppy. A chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-191030-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
626 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers choppy. A slight chance of showers and tstms late
this evening and overnight.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 5
seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON...W winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers flat, increasing to light
chop in the afternoon. A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a
moderate chop.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$


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