Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
648 AM EDT Sun Jul 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

AMZ100-232230-
648 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
Offshore high pressure with an inland trough will be the  dominant
weather features through tonight. A weak cold front  will approach
from the northwest Monday and sag into the region later Tuesday into
Wednesday. The front will lift north of the  area late in the week.
Another cold front will move into the  region next weekend.

$$

AMZ130-232230-
Albemarle Sound-
648 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms early this afternoon. A chance of showers and tstms
late.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft after
midnight. A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON...SW winds around 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the evening,
then 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Waves 1 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ131-232230-
Alligator River-
648 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A slight chance of
showers and tstms early this afternoon. A chance of showers and tstms
late.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance
of showers and tstms.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves flat, increasing to light chop after midnight. A
chance of showers and tstms.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Waves light chop. A chance
of showers and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ135-232230-
Pamlico Sound-
648 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

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

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms late.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.MON...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E after midnight. Waves
1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW. Waves 1 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ136-232230-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
648 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight chance of
showers and tstms early this afternoon. A chance of showers and tstms
late.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance
of showers and tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt, becoming E after midnight. Waves
flat. A chance of showers and tstms.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming S. Waves flat. A chance of
showers and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ137-232230-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
648 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight chance of
showers and tstms late.
.TONIGHT...SW winds around 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers and tstms.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance
of showers and tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Waves
light chop, diminishing to flat after midnight. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming SW. Waves flat, increasing to
light chop. A chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ150-232230-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
648 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, with a few gusts to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft, except 2 to 4 ft near shore. Dominant period 5 seconds. A
chance of showers and tstms late.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, with a few gusts to 25 kt. Seas 3
to 5 ft, except 2 to 4 ft near shore. Dominant period 7 seconds. A
chance of showers and tstms.
.MON...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, except 2 to 3 ft
near shore. Dominant period 7 seconds. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU...E winds around 5 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ152-232230-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
648 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

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

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 6
seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 7
seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the evening, then a
chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
.MON...SW winds around 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Seas
2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance
of showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ154-232230-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
648 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

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

.TODAY...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
.MON...SW winds around 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to
4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ156-232230-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
648 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 6
seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 6
seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A chance of showers and
tstms after midnight.
.MON...SW winds around 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, diminishing to light chop after midnight. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop. A chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-232230-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
648 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A slight chance of
showers and tstms until late afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A chance of showers
and tstms after midnight.
.MON...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop. A chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$


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