Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
934 PM EST Mon Dec 11 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

AMZ100-121030-
934 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
High pressure will build in from the south though tonight.
A strong cold front will approach the area and push through
tomorrow bringing colder temperatures Tuesday night and Wednesday.
Another cold front will cross Thursday night.

$$

AMZ130-121030-
Albemarle Sound-
934 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to
30 kt in the afternoon. Waves around 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt after
midnight. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...W winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves around 2 ft in the evening, then 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

AMZ131-121030-
Alligator River-
934 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop late.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves choppy.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 25 to 35 kt after
midnight. Waves choppy, increasing to rough after midnight.
.WED...W winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves rough, diminishing to choppy in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Waves light
chop, increasing to a moderate chop.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

$$

AMZ135-121030-
Pamlico Sound-
934 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST TUESDAY THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt late.
Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft.
.TUE...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt after
midnight. Waves around 3 ft.
.WED...NW winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, becoming W 20 to
25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI...W winds around 10 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

AMZ136-121030-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
934 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop late.
.TUE...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves choppy.
.WED...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to
15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves rough, diminishing to choppy in
the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Waves light
chop, increasing to a moderate chop.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

$$

AMZ137-121030-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
934 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop late.
.TUE...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves choppy.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming W 15 to
20 kt in the afternoon. Waves rough, diminishing to choppy in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

$$

AMZ150-121030-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
934 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST TUESDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...S winds around 10 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt late.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Dominant period 5 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.WED...W winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, diminishing to 20
to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
Dominant period 6 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing
to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft,
building to 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

AMZ152-121030-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
934 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST TUESDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt late. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds.
.TUE...W winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 5 to 8 ft in
the afternoon. Dominant period 7 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A slight chance of showers after
midnight.
.WED...W winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, diminishing to 20
to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
Dominant period 6 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the evening.
Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft after midnight.
.THU...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

AMZ154-121030-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
934 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST TUESDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt late.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds.
.TUE...W winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 6 to
8 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. A slight chance of showers after
midnight.
.WED...NW winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, becoming W 20 to
25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 9 ft,
subsiding to 5 to 7 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the evening.
Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft after midnight.
.THU...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.

$$

AMZ156-121030-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
934 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST TUESDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt late.
Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to choppy.
.TUE...SW winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Seas 5 to
8 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers very
rough, diminishing to rough in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers very
rough.
.WED...NW winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, becoming W 20 to
25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft,
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 5 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough, diminishing to rough in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy,
diminishing to a moderate chop after midnight.
.THU...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft
in the afternoon. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.

$$

AMZ158-121030-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
934 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST TUESDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt late.
Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to rough late.
.TUE...SW winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Seas 5 to
8 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers very
rough, diminishing to rough in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft, except 3 to 5 ft near shore. Dominant period 6 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough.
.WED...NW winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, diminishing to
15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft,
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon. Near shore, seas 3 to 5 ft.
Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough,
diminishing to choppy in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop.
.THU...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft
in the afternoon. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.

$$

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