Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1057 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 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

AMZ100-201100-
1057 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
Tropical Cyclone Jose will continue moving north of the region
overnight. High pressure builds in Wednesday and persists through
early next week. At this time Hurricane Maria is forecast to remain
well offshore to the southeast late in the week.

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AMZ130-201100-
Albemarle Sound-
1057 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 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...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...N winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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AMZ131-201100-
Alligator River-
1057 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.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...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...NE winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.

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AMZ135-201100-
Pamlico Sound-
1057 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
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.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

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AMZ136-201100-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
1057 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.OVERNIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED...W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
flat.
.THU NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...NE winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.

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AMZ137-201100-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
1057 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

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

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AMZ150-201100-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
1057 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

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

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft, subsiding to
8 to 11 ft. Near shore, seas 6 to 9 ft. Dominant period 11 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 6 to 9 ft, except 5 to 7 ft near shore. Dominant period
11 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
11 seconds.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
11 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft, building to 7 to 10 ft.


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AMZ152-201100-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
1057 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

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

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft, subsiding to
7 to 10 ft. Dominant period 11 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 6 to 9 ft. Dominant period 11 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
11 seconds.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
11 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds around 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...N winds around 10 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds around 10 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.

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AMZ154-201100-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
1057 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

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

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period
11 seconds.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
11 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...W winds around 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
12 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Dominant period 12 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds around 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...NE winds around 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds around 10 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.

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AMZ156-201100-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
1057 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
11 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 12 seconds. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
12 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Dominant period 12 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light
chop.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop.
.FRI...NE winds around 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft, building to 9 to
12 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.

$$

AMZ158-201100-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
1057 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, except around 2 ft
near shore. Dominant period 11 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers
light chop.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Dominant period 14 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light
chop.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
12 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Dominant period 11 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light
chop, diminishing to flat in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy.

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