Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
252 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 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

AMZ100-220615-
252 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
A trough of low pressure will dissipate over the southern
sections tonight. High pressure will extend into the area from
the northwest Friday through the weekend. Hurricane Maria is
expected to track between the Bahamas and Bermuda early next
week.

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AMZ130-220615-
Albemarle Sound-
252 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
1 ft.
.SAT...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft
after midnight.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers.

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AMZ131-220615-
Alligator River-
252 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. Patchy fog late.
.FRI...N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. Patchy fog in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
flat.
.SAT...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
flat, increasing to light chop in the afternoon.
.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 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.MON...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.

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AMZ135-220615-
Pamlico Sound-
252 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds around 5 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
1 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft in the
afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.

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AMZ136-220615-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
252 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TONIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. A slight chance of
showers and tstms early this evening. Patchy fog late.
.FRI...N winds around 5 kt, becoming E around 5 kt in the afternoon.
Waves flat. Patchy fog in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
flat.
.SAT...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
flat, increasing to light chop in the afternoon.
.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...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ137-220615-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
252 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. A slight chance of
showers and tstms early this evening.
.FRI...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
flat.
.SAT...N winds around 5 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
flat, increasing to light chop in the afternoon.
.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 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ150-220615-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
252 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT FRIDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Seas building to 5 to 6 ft. Dominant
period 11 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
11 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt, becoming W after midnight. 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 11 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds around 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds around 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to
11 ft. A chance of showers.

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AMZ152-220615-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
252 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

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

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
11 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds around 5 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period
11 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Dominant period
11 seconds.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period
14 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft. A chance of showers.

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AMZ154-220615-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
252 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
12 seconds.
.FRI...N winds around 5 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
12 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 13 seconds.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
14 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.MON...NE winds around 20 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. A chance of showers.

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AMZ156-220615-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
252 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
12 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers flat.
.FRI...NE winds around 5 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
12 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers flat.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 13 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers
flat.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 5 to
7 ft. Dominant period 14 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light
chop.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft, building to 6 to
9 ft after midnight. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy.
.MON...NE winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to
12 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, diminishing to choppy. A
chance of showers.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ158-220615-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
252 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TONIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
11 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers flat. Chance of showers and
tstms early this evening.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, except 2 to 3 ft near
shore. Dominant period 12 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light
chop.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
4 to 6 ft, except 3 to 4 ft near shore. Dominant period 13 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers flat.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 4 to
6 ft, except 3 to 4 ft near shore. Dominant period 15 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, increasing to choppy in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to
10 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate
chop. A chance of showers.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate
chop. A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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