Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1039 PM EDT Fri Jul 21 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

AMZ100-221030-
1039 PM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
Offshore high pressure with an inland trough will be the dominant
weather features through the weekend producing hot and humid
conditions. A weak cold front will move into the region early next
week and become stationary.

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AMZ130-221030-
Albemarle Sound-
1039 PM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A
slight chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A slight chance
of showers and tstms in the evening.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.TUE...W winds around 10 kt, becoming E. Waves 1 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ131-221030-
Alligator River-
1039 PM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 TO 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves a moderate
chop.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers and tstms in the evening.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance
of showers and tstms.
.MON...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light 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...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ135-221030-
Pamlico Sound-
1039 PM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft, then 2 to 3 ft in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves around 2 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms in
the evening, then a chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
.MON...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
A chance of showers and tstms.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ136-221030-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
1039 PM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves a moderate
chop.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers and tstms in the evening.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight chance
of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the evening, then
a chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
.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, becoming S. Waves light chop,
diminishing to flat. A chance of showers and tstms.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ137-221030-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
1039 PM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves a moderate
chop.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight chance
of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to around 10 kt after
midnight. Waves choppy, diminishing to light chop after midnight. A
slight chance of showers and tstms in the evening, then a chance of
showers and tstms after midnight.
.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.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ150-221030-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
1039 PM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds around 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 9
seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, except 2 to 3 ft
near shore. Dominant period 6 seconds. A slight chance of showers
and tstms in the evening.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, except around 2 ft near
shore. Dominant period 6 seconds. A slight chance of showers and
tstms in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms in
the evening, then a chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW around 5 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ152-221030-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
1039 PM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 3 to
5 ft late. Dominant period 10 seconds, decreasing to 5 seconds after
midnight.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 6
seconds.
.SUN...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms in
the evening, then a chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
.MON...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 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.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ154-221030-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
1039 PM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds around 15 kt. Sea 2 to 4 ft, building to 3 to
5 ft late. Dominant period 8 seconds, decreasing to 5 seconds.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 5
seconds.
.SUN...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of showers and tstms after
midnight.
.MON...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the
morning.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas around 5 ft. Showers and
tstms likely.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
A chance of showers and tstms.
.WED...NE winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ156-221030-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
1039 PM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds around 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4
ft, building to 3 to 5 ft late. Dominant period 10 seconds,
decreasing to 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers choppy.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 5
seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.
.SUN...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.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough,
diminishing to choppy after midnight. A chance of showers and tstms
after midnight.
.MON...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy. A chance of showers and tstms in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy. Showers and tstms likely.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light
chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop. A chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-221030-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
1039 PM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4
ft. Dominant period 10 seconds, decreasing to 5 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy in the
afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers choppy, increasing to rough in the afternoon. A
slight chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough,
diminishing to choppy after midnight. A chance of showers and tstms
after midnight.
.MON...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy. A chance of showers and tstms in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy,
diminishing to a moderate chop after midnight. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light
chop. 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.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$



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