Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast...UPDATED
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
925 PM EST Thu Nov 23 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

AMZ100-241030-
925 PM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
High pressure will build into the region through Friday. Low
pressure will move south and east of the area Friday into early
Saturday, followed by a dry cold front Saturday night. High
pressure will build in from the west Sunday and Monday and will
extend over the area Tuesday.

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AMZ130-241030-
Albemarle Sound-
925 PM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds around 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 ft, then around 2 ft after midnight.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the morning, then
1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...N winds around 5 kt, becoming S around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...S winds around 5 kt, becoming SW. Waves 1 ft.

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AMZ131-241030-
Alligator River-
925 PM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves
light chop, diminishing to flat after midnight.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...N winds around 5 kt, becoming SE around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming SW. Waves flat, increasing to
light chop.

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AMZ135-241030-
Pamlico Sound-
925 PM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...E winds around 5 kt, becoming SW. Waves 1 ft.

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AMZ136-241030-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
925 PM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...N winds around 5 kt, becoming E. Waves flat.
.TUE...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming SW around 5 kt. Waves flat.

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AMZ137-241030-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
925 PM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop late.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after
midnight.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE...E winds around 5 kt, becoming S. Waves flat.

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AMZ150-241030-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
925 PM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

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AMZ152-241030-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
925 PM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Dominant period 9 seconds.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt early. Seas 4 to 6
ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

AMZ154-241030-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
925 PM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt late.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. A slight chance of
showers.
.FRI...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, diminishing to 10
to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
A slight chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas around 2 ft.

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AMZ156-241030-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
925 PM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3
to 5 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a
moderate chop, increasing to choppy late. A slight chance of showers.
.FRI...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt early. Seas 4 to 6
ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A
slight chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N 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 after midnight.
.SAT...NW 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 in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, increasing to choppy after midnight.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft, then 1 to 2 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers light chop.
.TUE...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas around 2 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers light chop.

$$

AMZ158-241030-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
925 PM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3
to 5 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a
moderate chop, increasing to choppy late. A slight chance of showers.
.FRI...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt early, diminishing
to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft, except 2 to 4 ft
near shore. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers
choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the afternoon. A slight
chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 to 5 ft, except 2 to 3 ft near shore. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a
moderate chop in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers in the
morning.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft, then 1 to 2 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers light chop.
.TUE...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas around 2 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers light chop.

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