Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
152 AM EDT Sat Sep 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

AMZ100-231315-
152 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
A weak trough of low pressure will cross the area tonight then
high pressure will extend into the area over the weekend.
Hurricane Maria is expected to track off the southeast coast
late this weekend and next week.

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AMZ130-231315-
Albemarle Sound-
152 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds around 5 kt, becoming W around 5 kt late.
Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.WED...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ131-231315-
Alligator River-
152 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Light and variable winds. Waves flat. Patchy fog
late with vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Patchy fog in the
morning with vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...NE winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.WED...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ135-231315-
Pamlico Sound-
152 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance
of showers.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.WED...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ136-231315-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
152 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. Patchy fog late
with vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT...N winds around 5 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
flat, increasing to light chop in the afternoon. Patchy fog in the
morning with vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.WED...N winds around 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ137-231315-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
152 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. Patchy fog late
with vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT...N winds around 5 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
flat, increasing to light chop in the afternoon. Patchy fog in the
morning with vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...NE winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.WED...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves
choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop. A chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ150-231315-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
152 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant
period 11 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Seas 5 to
7 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds around 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds, increasing to 15 seconds after midnight.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft, except 4 to 6 ft near
shore. Dominant period 15 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to
13 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.WED...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft. A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ152-231315-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
152 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...Light and variable winds, becoming W around 5 kt
late. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Dominant period 11 seconds. A slight chance of
showers.
.SAT...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Seas 5 to
8 ft. Dominant period 11 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Dominant period
15 seconds.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Dominant period
15 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds around 15 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft. A chance of
showers.
.TUE...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 16 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.WED...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft. A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ154-231315-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
152 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant
period 15 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
13 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Dominant period
14 seconds.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Dominant period
15 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds around 20 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft. A chance of
showers.
.TUE...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.WED...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft. A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ156-231315-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
152 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant
period 15 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers flat.
.SAT...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Dominant period 13 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers flat,
increasing to light chop in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft, building to 6 to
9 ft after midnight. Dominant period 14 seconds. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Dominant period
15 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds around 20 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy. A chance of showers.
.TUE...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft, subsiding to 8 to
13 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.WED...N winds 25 to 30 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to
12 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough, diminishing to rough.
A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-231315-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
152 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming NW late. Seas 4 to
6 ft, except 3 to 4 ft near shore. Dominant period 15 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers flat.
.SAT...N winds around 5 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 4 to
6 ft, except 3 to 4 ft near shore. Dominant period 14 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers flat, increasing to light chop in the
afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft, except 4 to 5 ft
near shore. Dominant period 15 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a
moderate chop.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft, building to 8 to 11 ft
in the afternoon. Near shore, seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
15 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy. A chance of showers and tstms.
.WED...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$



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