Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
651 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 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

AMZ100-222215-
651 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
High pressure will continue to extend into the region from the
north while sliding offshore tonight into Monday. A strong cold
front will approach from the west Tuesday and move across the
area Tuesday night. High pressure will build over the area mid
to late week. A second cold front will approach late in the
week.

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AMZ130-222215-
Albemarle Sound-
651 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.TODAY...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog early this
morning.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves around 2 ft. A slight chance of tstms. A chance of
showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A slight chance of
tstms in the morning. Showers likely.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the evening,
then 1 ft. Showers likely in the evening.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ131-222215-
Alligator River-
651 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.TODAY...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Patchy fog early this
morning.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers in
the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight
chance of tstms. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers
likely after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A slight chance of tstms
in the morning. Showers likely.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight. Showers likely in the evening.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ135-222215-
Pamlico Sound-
651 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft in the
afternoon. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt after midnight.
Waves 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of tstms. A chance of showers in
the evening, then showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around
3 ft. A slight chance of tstms in the morning. Showers likely.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming W
10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft in the evening, then
1 ft. Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves around
2 ft, then 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ136-222215-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
651 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.TODAY...E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. Patchy fog early this
morning.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers in
the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight
chance of tstms. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers
likely after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight chance
of tstms in the morning. Showers likely.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight. A chance of showers in the evening.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ137-222215-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
651 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.TODAY...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.MON...SE 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. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, increasing to choppy after
midnight. A slight chance of tstms. A chance of showers in the
evening, then showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A slight chance of tstms
in the morning. Showers likely.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight. Showers likely in the evening.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ150-222215-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
651 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. A slight
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft, building to 5 to
7 ft after midnight. Near shore, seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. A
slight chance of tstms in the morning. Showers likely.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt,
diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Showers
likely, mainly in the evening.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.


Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ152-222215-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
651 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.TODAY...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with
gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 6 to
9 ft after midnight. Dominant period 5 seconds. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
A slight chance of tstms in the morning. Showers likely.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt,
diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 7 to 10 ft,
subsiding to 5 to 8 ft after midnight. Showers likely, mainly in the
evening.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.


Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ154-222215-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
651 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.TODAY...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. A chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft after midnight. Dominant period
6 seconds. A slight chance of tstms. A chance of showers in the
evening, then showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...S winds around 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
A slight chance of tstms in the morning. Showers likely.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt,
diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 8 to 11 ft,
subsiding to 6 to 9 ft after midnight. Showers likely, mainly in the
evening.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ156-222215-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
651 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.TODAY...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy in the
afternoon. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft after midnight.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy,
increasing to rough after midnight. A slight chance of tstms. A
chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after
midnight.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. A slight chance of tstms in the
morning. Showers likely.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming W
15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers rough, diminishing to choppy after midnight. Showers likely,
mainly in the evening.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to
light chop.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-222215-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
651 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.TODAY...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy in the
afternoon. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft after midnight. Near shore, seas 5 to
7 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. A
slight chance of tstms. A chance of showers in the evening, then
showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. A slight chance of tstms in the
morning. Showers likely.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy,
diminishing to a moderate chop after midnight. A chance of showers
in the evening.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, diminishing to light chop.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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