Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
301 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

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

AMZ100-191100-
301 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
High pressure will move off the mid-Atlantic coast tonight. The
high will continue off the coast through mid week. A weakening
cold front will move into the area late week then dissipate or
lift north next weekend.

$$

AMZ130-191100-
Albemarle Sound-
301 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...NE winds around 10 kt, becoming E after midnight. Waves
1 ft.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
A slight chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of
showers in the evening.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...W winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...NE winds around 10 kt, becoming E. Waves 1 ft. A chance of
showers.

$$

AMZ131-191100-
Alligator River-
301 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves light
chop. A slight chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance
of showers in the evening.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ135-191100-
Pamlico Sound-
301 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt early, becoming E 10 to 15 kt. Waves
around 2 ft this evening, then 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds around 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves
1 ft. A slight chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of
showers in the evening.
.TUE...S winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds around 10 kt, becoming SE. Waves 1 ft.

$$

AMZ136-191100-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
301 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt early, decreasing to 5 to 10 kt.
Waves light chop. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves light
chop. A slight chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance
of showers in the evening.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E. Waves light chop.

$$

AMZ137-191100-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
301 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt late. Waves a
moderate chop, diminishing to light chop late. A slight chance of
showers after midnight.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves light
chop. A slight chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance
of showers in the evening.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE. Waves light chop.

$$

AMZ150-191100-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
301 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt early, decreasing to 10 to 15 kt,
then becoming E 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant
period 6 seconds.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. A slight chance of
showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the evening.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds, increasing to 10 seconds in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Seas around
3 ft.
.FRI...NE winds around 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance
of showers.

$$

AMZ152-191100-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
301 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt early, then becoming E 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 7 ft early, diminishing to 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 6
seconds.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the evening.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of
showers.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...N winds around 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

AMZ154-191100-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
301 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt early, becoming E 10 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft, diminishing to 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the evening.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A slight chance
of showers.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
.FRI...N winds around 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

AMZ156-191100-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
301 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt early, becoming E 10 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A slight chance of
showers after midnight.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers in the evening.
.TUE...S winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers light chop.

$$

AMZ158-191100-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
301 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt early, becoming E 10 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft, except 2 to 3 ft near shore. Dominant period 5 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop
after midnight. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light
chop. A slight chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. A slight chance of
showers in the evening.
.TUE...S winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop.
.WED...SW winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to
light chop.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers light chop.

$$



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