Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
714 AM EDT Thu Sep 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

AMZ100-212315-
714 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
A trough of low pressure will stall and dissipate near the southern
sections today. High pressure will extend into the area from the
northwest Friday through the weekend. Hurricane Maria is expected to
 track between the Bahamas and Bermuda early next week.

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AMZ130-212315-
Albemarle Sound-
714 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog early this
morning.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers.


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AMZ131-212315-
Alligator River-
714 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...Light and variable winds, becoming N around 5 kt late this
morning and afternoon. Waves flat. Patchy fog early this morning.
.TONIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves
flat.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers.

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AMZ135-212315-
Pamlico Sound-
714 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming NE this afternoon. Waves
1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers.


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AMZ136-212315-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
714 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming E around 5 kt this
afternoon. Waves flat. Patchy fog early this morning. A slight
chance of showers and tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.FRI...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt, becoming N after midnight. Waves
flat.
.SAT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ137-212315-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
714 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming E this afternoon. Waves
flat. A slight chance of showers and tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.FRI...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves
flat.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves light
chop, increasing to a moderate chop.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ150-212315-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
714 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...N winds around 5 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Dominant period 11
seconds.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 building to 6 ft late.
Dominant period 11 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
11 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
11 seconds.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft. A chance of showers.

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AMZ152-212315-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
714 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
11 seconds.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
11 seconds.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period
11 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Dominant period
11 seconds.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. A chance of showers.

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AMZ154-212315-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
714 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...N winds around 5 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Dominant period 12
seconds.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
12 seconds.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
12 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period
13 seconds.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to
11 ft.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. A chance of showers.

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AMZ156-212315-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
714 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE this afternoon. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Dominant period 12 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light
chop, diminishing to flat this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
12 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
12 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 13 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers
flat.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to
10 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to
choppy.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy. A chance of showers.

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AMZ158-212315-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
714 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW late this morning and
early afternoon, then becoming S late. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant
period 11 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop,
diminishing to flat late this morning and afternoon. A slight chance
of showers and tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
11 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers flat. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, except 2 to 3 ft near
shore. Dominant period 12 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light
chop.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
4 to 6 ft, except 2 to 4 ft near shore. Dominant period 13 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, diminishing to flat after
midnight.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop,
increasing to a moderate chop after midnight.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy. A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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