Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1028 AM EST Wed Nov 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

AMZ100-222315-
1028 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
A cold front will move through the area early this afternoon followed
by high pressure from the northwest Thursday and Friday. An area of
weak low pressure will move northeast across the offshore waters
Saturday. A dry cold front will move through Saturday night, bringing
a shot of colder air.

$$

AMZ130-222315-
Albemarle Sound-
1028 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft
this afternoon. A slight chance of showers late this morning.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt with frequent gusts around 25 kt.
Waves around 2 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Waves
1 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

AMZ131-222315-
Alligator River-
1028 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt
late. Waves a moderate chop, increasing to choppy late. A slight
chance of showers late this morning.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt with frequent gusts around 25 kt.
Waves choppy.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt in the
afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to flat in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...Light and variable winds, becoming NE around 5 kt after
midnight. Waves flat.
.FRI...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

$$

AMZ135-222315-
Pamlico Sound-
1028 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt with
gusts up to 30 kt this afternoon. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft this
afternoon. A slight chance of showers late this morning.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the evening.
Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Waves around 2 ft in the morning, then 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

$$

AMZ136-222315-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
1028 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds around 10 kt, becoming N this afternoon.
Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop this afternoon. A
slight chance of showers late this morning.
.TONIGHT...N winds around 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE around 5 kt in the
afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to flat in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

$$

AMZ137-222315-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
1028 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A
slight chance of showers late this morning.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves a
moderate chop, diminishing to light chop.

$$

AMZ150-222315-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
1028 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds around 15 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt with
gusts up to 30 kt this afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 5 to
8 ft this afternoon. Near shore, seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to
6 ft this afternoon. Dominant period 7 seconds. A chance of showers
late this morning, then a slight chance of showers early this
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 7 to 9 ft, subsiding to 6 to 7 ft after midnight.
Near shore, seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon.
Dominant period 9 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

AMZ152-222315-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
1028 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...N winds around 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt
with gusts up to 30 kt this afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to
5 to 8 ft this afternoon. Dominant period 8 seconds. A chance of
showers late this morning, then a slight chance of showers early
this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Dominant period 9
seconds.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft. A slight chance of
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

AMZ154-222315-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
1028 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt with
gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. A
chance of showers late this morning, then a slight chance of showers
early this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.FRI...NE winds around 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A slight chance of
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...N winds around 10 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

AMZ156-222315-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
1028 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt this
afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy this
afternoon. A slight chance of showers late this morning.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft
in the afternoon. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. A slight chance of
showers.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds around 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate
chop.

$$

AMZ158-222315-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
1028 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...N winds around 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft, building to
5 to 7 ft this afternoon. Near shore, seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant
period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NE 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft, except 3 to 5 ft near shore. Dominant
period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, increasing to
rough after midnight.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft
in the afternoon. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. A slight chance of
showers.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light
chop.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.

$$



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