Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
718 AM EST Sat Feb 24 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

AMZ100-250015-
718 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
A High pressure will continue offshore over the weekend. A cold
front will move through the area Sunday night into early Monday,
followed by high pressure Tuesday into Wednesday. Another system will
impact the area late Wednesday night into Thursday.

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AMZ130-250015-
Albemarle Sound-
718 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.TODAY...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog early this
morning.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely in
the evening.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ131-250015-
Alligator River-
718 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

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

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ135-250015-
Pamlico Sound-
718 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog early this
morning. A slight chance of showers late this morning and afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers with a
slight chance of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Showers likely
in the evening.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves around
2 ft, then 1 ft.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ136-250015-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
718 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.TONIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers likely.
.MON...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. Showers likely.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers likely in
the evening.
.TUE...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ137-250015-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
718 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance of
showers late this morning and afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance
of showers in the evening.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.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. Showers likely.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers likely.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. Showers
likely in the evening.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ150-250015-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
718 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. Patchy fog.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of showers with
a slight chance of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming W
5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. Showers likely.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers likely.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Showers likely
in the evening.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ152-250015-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
718 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. Patchy fog early this morning. A slight chance of
showers.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of showers with a slight chance
of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming W
10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. Showers likely.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers likely.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers likely in
the evening.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft,
building to 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ154-250015-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
718 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. A chance of showers early this morning, then a slight
chance of showers late this morning and afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the evening.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of showers with a slight chance
of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the evening.
Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Showers likely.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers likely.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers likely in the evening.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ156-250015-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
718 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...

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

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-250015-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
718 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...

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

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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