Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
202 AM EST Wed Nov 22 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

AMZ100-221500-
202 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
A weak area of low pressure will lift off the NC coast followed by a
cold front pushing through the region this morning. High pressure
will build into the region Thursday and Friday. An area of weak low
pressure will move northeast across the offshore waters Saturday. A
dry cold front will move through Saturday night, bringing a shot of
colder air. High pressure will build in from the west Monday and
Tuesday.

$$

AMZ130-221500-
Albemarle Sound-
202 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EST TODAY THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft in the afternoon. Showers
likely in the morning. Patchy fog in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Waves
1 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft,
then around 2 ft.

$$

AMZ131-221500-
Alligator River-
202 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EST TODAY THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. Showers.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, increasing to choppy in the
afternoon. Showers likely in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop after
midnight.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt, becoming N after midnight. Waves
flat.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

$$

AMZ135-221500-
Pamlico Sound-
202 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EST TODAY THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers with
isolated tstms.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to
30 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft, then 2 to 3 ft in the afternoon.
Showers likely in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the evening.
Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the morning, then
1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of
showers.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ136-221500-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
202 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. Showers.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop in the
afternoon. A chance of showers in the morning. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

$$

AMZ137-221500-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
202 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N late. Waves light
chop, diminishing to flat late. Showers.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop in the afternoon. A
chance of showers in the morning. Patchy fog in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop after
midnight.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance
of showers.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

$$

AMZ150-221500-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
202 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EST TODAY THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 5 to 10 kt late.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Showers likely with
isolated tstms, then showers late.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to
30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft in the
afternoon. Dominant period 6 seconds. Showers likely in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing
to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 7 to 9 ft, subsiding to 6 to
7 ft after midnight. Near shore, seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft
in the afternoon. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ152-221500-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
202 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EST TODAY THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant
period 5 seconds. A chance of showers with isolated tstms, then
showers with isolated tstms late.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to
30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 8 ft in the
afternoon. Dominant period 7 seconds. Showers likely in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A slight chance
of showers.
.FRI...NE winds around 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ154-221500-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
202 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EST TODAY THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to around 25 kt.
Seas 4 to 5 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Showers with isolated
tstms.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to
30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft in the
afternoon. Dominant period 8 seconds. Showers likely in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A slight chance
of showers.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ156-221500-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
202 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EST TODAY THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
late. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop late. Showers with
isolated tstms.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to
30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft in the
afternoon. Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a
moderate chop, increasing to choppy in the afternoon. A chance of
showers in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon.
Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy,
diminishing to a moderate chop in the afternoon. A slight chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-221500-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
202 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EST TODAY THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds around 10 kt, becoming W late. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light
chop. Showers with isolated tstms.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft in the afternoon.
Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, increasing to choppy in the afternoon. A slight chance of
showers in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft, except 3 to 4 ft near shore. Dominant period 9 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon.
Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy,
diminishing to a moderate chop in the afternoon. A slight chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, diminishing to light chop after midnight.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$



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