Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1001 AM EDT Thu Jul 20 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

AMZ100-202215-
1001 AM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
High pressure offshore with an inland trough will become the
dominant features through the weekend. A weak cold front will
approach the region Tuesday.

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AMZ130-202215-
Albemarle Sound-
1001 AM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of tstms. A chance
of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ131-202215-
Alligator River-
1001 AM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight
chance of showers and tstms late.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
tstms. A chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ135-202215-
Pamlico Sound-
1001 AM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...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.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of tstms. A
chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ136-202215-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
1001 AM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight
chance of showers and tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves a
moderate chop, diminishing to light chop. A chance of tstms. A
chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ137-202215-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
1001 AM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight
chance of showers and tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
tstms. A chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ150-202215-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
1001 AM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ152-202215-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
1001 AM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant
period 7 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds, increasing to 10 seconds after midnight.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ154-202215-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
1001 AM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant
period 7 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds, decreasing to 5 seconds in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ156-202215-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
1001 AM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant
period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy.
.MON...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ158-202215-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
1001 AM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant
period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
4 seconds, increasing to 9 seconds after midnight. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy.
.MON...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy. A chance of showers.

$$



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