Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast...UPDATED
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
636 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 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

AMZ100-181030-
636 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
A cold front will move into the area this weekend and stall. This
front will move south of the area early next week. High pressure
builds back into the area by Tuesday.

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AMZ130-181030-
Albemarle Sound-
636 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms early this evening.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SUN...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves
1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ131-181030-
Alligator River-
636 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...S winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves
flat. A chance of showers and tstms in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ135-181030-
Pamlico Sound-
636 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Waves
1 to 2 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms late.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A
chance of showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the
evening, then 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.MON...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming S. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A
chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ136-181030-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
636 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance of
showers and tstms early this evening.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance
of showers and tstms.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.MON...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ137-181030-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
636 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance
of showers and tstms late.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance
of showers and tstms.
.SAT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.MON...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ150-181030-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
636 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3
ft. Dominant period 7 seconds.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 8
seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
A chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ152-181030-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
636 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3
ft. Dominant period 7 seconds.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 6
seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming S. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
A chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ154-181030-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
636 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. A slight chance of showers and
tstms late.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6
seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...SW winds around 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.MON...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
A chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ156-181030-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
636 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers
light chop. A slight chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
4 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SAT...SW winds around 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-181030-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
636 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
4 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$



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