Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
324 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 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

AMZ100-231930-
324 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
The remnants of tropical cyclone Cindy will pass well to the north
on Saturday. A tropically enhanced cold front will move very slowly
through Eastern NC Saturday and Sunday, before pushing just south of
the area Monday. The front will meander just off the coast through
Wednesday.

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AMZ130-231930-
Albemarle Sound-
324 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt this
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft, then 2 to 3 ft this afternoon. A chance
of showers early this morning, then a slight chance of showers late
this morning and early afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves around 2 ft in the evening, then 1 ft. Showers and
tstms likely.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
Showers and tstms likely, mainly in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.
.MON...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming SW. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ131-231930-
Alligator River-
324 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt this
afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, becoming choppy. A slight chance
of showers. A slight chance of tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A chance of showers and
tstms in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight. Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
flat. Showers and tstms likely, mainly in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
flat. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.
.MON...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming SW around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ135-231930-
Pamlico Sound-
324 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts
to 25 kt this afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft, then 2 to 3 ft this
afternoon. A slight chance of showers. A slight chance of tstms late.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers and
tstms likely.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
1 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
1 ft. Showers and tstms likely, mainly in the evening.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ136-231930-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
324 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20
kt late this morning and this afternoon. Waves light chop,
increasing to a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers. A slight
chance of tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds around 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers and tstms in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds around 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight. Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
flat. Showers and tstms likely, mainly in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming W around 5 kt after
midnight. Waves flat. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.
.MON...E winds around 5 kt, becoming SW around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE...N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ137-231930-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
324 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts to
20 kt late this morning and this afternoon. Waves a moderate chop. A
slight chance of showers. A slight chance of tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A chance of showers and
tstms in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop after
midnight. Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
light chop, diminishing to flat in the afternoon. Showers and tstms
likely.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt, becoming NW around 5 kt after
midnight. Waves flat. Showers and tstms likely, mainly in the
evening.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW. Waves light chop,
diminishing to flat.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ150-231930-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
324 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt late. Seas
2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft late. Dominant period 8 seconds. A
slight chance of showers until late afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, except 3 to 4 ft
near shore. Dominant period 5 seconds.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, except 2 to 4 ft near
shore. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms in
the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft, except 2 to 4 ft near shore. Dominant
period 6 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
around 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.
.MON...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming S. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ152-231930-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
324 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts
to 25 kt this afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft.
Dominant period 9 seconds. A slight chance of showers until late
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON...E winds around 5 kt, becoming SW. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ154-231930-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
324 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts
to 25 kt this afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft this
afternoon. Dominant period 8 seconds. A slight chance of showers
until late afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period 7
seconds. A chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Showers and
tstms likely.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft in the afternoon.
Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Showers and tstms likely, mainly in the evening.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ156-231930-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
324 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

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

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts
to 25 kt this afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft late.
Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, increasing to choppy this afternoon. A slight chance of showers
until late afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. A chance of showers and
tstms in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 8 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft after midnight.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough,
diminishing to choppy after midnight. Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 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 and tstms
likely.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. Showers and tstms
likely, mainly in the evening.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers light chop.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-231930-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
324 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

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

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts
to 25 kt this afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft.
Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, increasing to choppy this afternoon. A slight chance of showers
this morning.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. A chance of showers and
tstms in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds
and rivers rough, diminishing to choppy after midnight. Showers and
tstms likely.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 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 and tstms
likely.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. Showers and tstms
likely, mainly in the evening.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers light chop.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$


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