Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
226 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

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

AMZ100-201100-
226 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
High pressure will continue off the coast through mid week and
produce a very warm southerly flow across the region. A
weakening cold front will move into the area late week then
dissipate or lift north next weekend. Another front will move
through the area late this weekend or early next week.

$$

AMZ130-201100-
Albemarle Sound-
226 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Isolated showers. Areas
of fog late this evening and overnight. Vsby 1 to 3 NM late this
evening, decreasing to 1 NM or less.
.TUE...S winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Areas of fog in the morning
with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Waves
1 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

AMZ131-201100-
Alligator River-
226 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. Isolated showers.
Areas of fog late this evening and overnight. Vsby 1 to 3 NM late
this evening, decreasing to 1 NM or less.
.TUE...S winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. Areas of fog in the
morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Waves
light chop, diminishing to flat after midnight.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Waves light chop.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

$$

AMZ135-201100-
Pamlico Sound-
226 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. Isolated showers. Areas
of fog late this evening and overnight. Vsby 1 to 3 NM late this
evening, decreasing to 1 NM or less.
.TUE...S winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Areas of fog in the morning
with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

AMZ136-201100-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
226 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Isolated showers.
Areas of fog late this evening and overnight. Vsby 1 to 3 NM late
this evening, decreasing to 1 NM or less.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Areas of fog in the
morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves
light chop, diminishing to flat after midnight.
.FRI...E winds around 5 kt, becoming S. Waves flat.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

$$

AMZ137-201100-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
226 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Isolated showers.
Areas of fog late this evening and overnight. Vsby 1 to 3 NM late
this evening, decreasing to 1 NM or less.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Areas of fog in the
morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
light chop, diminishing to flat after midnight.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.

$$

AMZ150-201100-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
226 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Isolated showers early this evening. Isolated showers
after midnight. Areas of fog late this evening and overnight. Vsby
1 to 3 NM late this evening, decreasing to 1 NM or less.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. Areas of fog in the morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
11 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...SW winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
around 3 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.

$$

AMZ152-201100-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
226 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Isolated showers. Areas of fog late this evening and
overnight. Vsby 1 to 3 NM late this evening, decreasing to 1 NM or
less.
.TUE...S winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Areas of fog in the morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
11 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft. A slight chance
of showers.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

$$

AMZ154-201100-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
226 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Isolated showers. Areas of fog late this evening and
overnight. Vsby 1 to 3 NM late this evening, decreasing to 1 NM or
less.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Areas of fog in the morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft. A slight chance
of showers.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

AMZ156-201100-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
226 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. Isolated
showers. Areas of fog late this evening and overnight. Vsby 1 to
3 NM late this evening, decreasing to 1 NM or less.
.TUE...S winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. Areas of fog in
the morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.WED...SW winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. A slight chance of
showers.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, diminishing to
flat after midnight.
.FRI...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers flat, increasing to light chop.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.

$$

AMZ158-201100-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
226 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. Isolated showers.
Areas of fog late this evening and overnight. Vsby 1 to 3 NM late
this evening, decreasing to 1 NM or less.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. Areas of fog in
the morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas around 3 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers light chop.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.

$$



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