Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1241 PM EDT Sun Jul 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

AMZ100-240015-
1241 PM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
Offshore high pressure with an inland trough will be the  dominant
weather features through tonight. A weak cold front will approach
from the northwest Monday and sag into the region later Tuesday into
Wednesday. The front will lift north of the area late in the week.
Another cold front will move into the region next weekend.

$$

AMZ130-240015-
Albemarle Sound-
1241 PM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance
of showers and tstms early, then a chance of showers and tstms late.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft after
midnight. A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the evening,
then 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Waves 1 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ131-240015-
Alligator River-
1241 PM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A
slight chance of showers and tstms early, then a chance of showers
and tstms late.
.TONIGHT...SW winds around 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt. Waves a moderate
chop, diminishing to light chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ135-240015-
Pamlico Sound-
1241 PM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A slight
chance of showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.MON...SW winds 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW. Waves 1 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ136-240015-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
1241 PM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A
slight chance of showers and tstms early, then a chance of showers
and tstms late.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance
of showers and tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming N after midnight. Waves
flat. A chance of showers and tstms.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU...E winds around 5 kt, becoming S. Waves flat. A chance of
showers and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ137-240015-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
1241 PM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A slight
chance of showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.MON...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance
of showers and tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU...E winds around 5 kt, becoming SW. Waves flat, increasing to
light chop. A chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ150-240015-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
1241 PM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 15 to 20 with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5
ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms.

.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, except around 3 ft
near shore. Dominant period 7 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.

.MON...SW winds 15 to 20 with gusts to 25 kt early. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, except 2 to 3 ft
near shore. Dominant period 7 seconds. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ152-240015-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
1241 PM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant
period 7 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the evening, then
a chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
.MON...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 7
seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt. Seas around
3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ154-240015-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
1241 PM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant
period 7 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds around 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
.MON...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 7
seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to
4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ156-240015-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
1241 PM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant
period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. A slight chance
of showers and tstms early.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. A chance of showers and
tstms after midnight.
.MON...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.TUE...SW winds around 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, diminishing to light chop after midnight. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.THU...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers flat, increasing to light chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-240015-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
1241 PM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant
period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A slight chance
of showers and tstms early.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. A chance of showers and
tstms after midnight.
.MON...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, diminishing to light chop after midnight. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.THU...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers flat, increasing to light chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$


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