Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
331 PM EST Wed Nov 22 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

AMZ100-230830-
331 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
High pressure will build into the region tonight through Friday. Low
pressure will move across south and east of the area Friday into early
Saturday, followed by a dry cold front Saturday night. High pressure
will build in from the west Sunday and Monday and will extend over the
area Tuesday.

$$

AMZ130-230830-
Albemarle Sound-
331 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves around 2 ft in the morning, then 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft
after midnight.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves around
2 ft, then 1 ft.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Waves 1 ft.

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AMZ131-230830-
Alligator River-
331 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves choppy.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt in the
afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to flat in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after
midnight.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E. Waves light chop, diminishing
to flat.

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AMZ135-230830-
Pamlico Sound-
331 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt this evening.
Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves around 2 ft in the morning, then 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of
showers after midnight.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft
after midnight.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE. Waves 1 ft.

$$

AMZ136-230830-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
331 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds around 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt in the
afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to flat in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Waves light
chop.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.MON...N winds around 5 kt, becoming E around 5 kt. Waves flat.

$$

AMZ137-230830-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
331 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Waves light
chop.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after
midnight.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves a
moderate chop, diminishing to light chop.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE. Waves light chop,
diminishing to flat.

$$

AMZ150-230830-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
331 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing
to 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 6 to 9 ft, except 5 to 7 ft near shore.
Dominant period 6 seconds.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 9
seconds.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft,
subsiding to 2 to 3 ft.

$$

AMZ152-230830-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
331 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing
to 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft. A slight chance
of showers after midnight.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Seas
around 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.

$$

AMZ154-230830-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
331 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. A slight chance
of showers.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A slight chance of
showers after midnight.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Seas
around 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

AMZ156-230830-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
331 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts
up to 30 kt late this evening and early morning, then diminishing to
15 to 20 kt late. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, increasing to rough late this
evening and early morning, then diminishing to choppy late.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after midnight.
A slight chance of showers.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds around 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.SAT...NE winds around 10 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, increasing to choppy after midnight.
.SUN...N 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.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light
chop.

$$

AMZ158-230830-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
331 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming NE
20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight, then diminishing
to 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 5 to 7 ft, except 3 to 5 ft near shore.
Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy,
increasing to rough after midnight, then diminishing to choppy late.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
Seas 2 to 4 ft near shore. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft, except 2 to 3 ft near shore. Dominant
period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing
to a moderate chop after midnight. A slight chance of showers.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers after
midnight.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to
light chop.

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