Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
701 PM 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

AMZ100-251130-
701 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

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

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AMZ130-251130-
Albemarle Sound-
701 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. Areas of fog late this
evening and overnight. Vsby 1 to 3 NM after midnight.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft in the
afternoon. Areas of fog in the morning. A slight chance of showers
in the afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
1 ft. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after
midnight.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in
the evening.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.

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AMZ131-251130-
Alligator River-
701 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. Areas of fog
after midnight with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight chance
of showers in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers.
.MON NIGHT...N winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.TUE...NE winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. A chance of showers.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers.

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AMZ135-251130-
Pamlico Sound-
701 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of
showers after midnight. Areas of fog after midnight with vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 ft, then 2 to 3 ft in the afternoon. A slight
chance of showers in the morning. Areas of fog in the morning with
vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft in the afternoon. Showers.
.MON NIGHT...N winds around 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E after midnight. Waves
1 ft.
.WED...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then
around 2 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ136-251130-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
701 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight chance
of showers in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers.
.MON NIGHT...N winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt after
midnight. Waves light chop, diminishing to flat after midnight.
.WED...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. A chance of showers.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ137-251130-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
701 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance
of showers after midnight.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight chance
of showers in the morning.
.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 chance of showers.
.MON...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
flat, increasing to light chop in the afternoon. Showers.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt after
midnight. Waves light chop, diminishing to flat after midnight.
.WED...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ150-251130-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
701 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. Areas of fog late this evening and overnight. A slight
chance of showers after midnight with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Areas of fog in the morning. A slight chance of showers
in the afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of
showers.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Showers.
.MON NIGHT...N winds around 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.WED...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A
chance of showers.

$$

AMZ152-251130-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
701 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. A slight chance of showers after midnight with vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the morning with vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of
showers.
.MON...N winds around 10 kt, increasing to around 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Showers.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E after midnight. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.WED...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A
chance of showers.

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AMZ154-251130-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
701 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely
after midnight.
.MON...NW winds around 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Showers.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt after midnight.
Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers, mainly in the evening.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the morning. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E around 5 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft,
building to 5 to 8 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ156-251130-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
701 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

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

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

$$

AMZ158-251130-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
701 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

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

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