Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1028 PM EDT Sun Oct 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

AMZ100-231030-
1028 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
High pressure will extend into the region from the northeast into
Monday. A strong cold front will approach from the west Monday night
and move across the area through Tuesday night. High pressure will
build over the area Wednesday through Friday.

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AMZ130-231030-
Albemarle Sound-
1028 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft in the afternoon. A chance
of showers with a slight chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves around 2
ft. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms in the
evening, then showers likely with a chance of tstms after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Showers with a chance of tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
around 2 ft in the evening, then 1 ft. Showers likely with a slight
chance of tstms in the evening, then a chance of showers after
midnight.
.WED...NW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft after
midnight.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Waves around
2 ft, then 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ131-231030-
Alligator River-
1028 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop in the
afternoon. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms in the
afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves choppy.
A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms in the evening,
then showers likely with a chance of tstms after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves choppy.
Showers with a chance of tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after midnight. Showers
likely with a slight chance of tstms in the evening, then a chance
of showers after midnight.
.WED...NW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Waves a moderate
chop, diminishing to light chop.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ135-231030-
Pamlico Sound-
1028 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

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

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft in the
afternoon. A slight chance of showers in the morning, then a chance
of showers with a slight chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with
gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers with a slight chance of tstms in the evening, then showers
likely with a chance of tstms after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around
3 ft. Showers with a chance of tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming W
10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers with a chance
of tstms in the evening, then showers likely with a slight chance of
tstms after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Waves around
2 ft, then 1 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Waves 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ136-231030-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
1028 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop in the
afternoon. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms in the
afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. Showers with a
chance of tstms.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. Showers with a chance of
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after midnight. Showers
likely with a slight chance of tstms in the evening, then a chance
of showers after midnight.
.WED...NW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED NIGHT...W winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ137-231030-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
1028 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop in the
afternoon. A slight chance of showers. A slight chance of tstms in
the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms in the evening, then showers with a
chance of tstms after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. Showers with a chance of
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after midnight. Showers
likely with a slight chance of tstms in the evening, then a chance
of showers after midnight.
.WED...NW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Waves a moderate
chop, diminishing to light chop.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ150-231030-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
1028 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon. Dominant
period 7 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the
afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with
gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 5 to
8 ft after midnight. Near shore, seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the evening, then
a chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft,
except 5 to 7 ft near shore. Dominant period 7 seconds. Showers with
a chance of tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming SW
10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Showers with a chance of
tstms in the evening, then showers likely with a slight chance of
tstms after midnight.
.WED...NW winds around 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ152-231030-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
1028 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant
period 9 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gust to
25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. A
slight chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft after midnight. Dominant period
6 seconds. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
Dominant period 7 seconds. Showers with a chance of tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming SW
15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 7 to 10 ft, subsiding to 5 to 8 ft
after midnight. Showers likely. A chance of tstms, mainly in the
evening.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Showers likely, mainly
in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ154-231030-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
1028 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts to
25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. A
slight chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft, building to 7 to 9 ft after midnight. Dominant period
6 seconds. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms in the
evening, then showers likely with a chance of tstms after midnight.
.TUE...S winds around 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
Dominant period 7 seconds. Showers with a chance of tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming SW
15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 8 to 11 ft, subsiding to 6 to 9 ft
after midnight. Showers with a chance of tstms in the evening, then
showers likely with a slight chance of tstms after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.FRI...W winds around 5 kt, becoming SE. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ156-231030-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
1028 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. A slight chance of
showers.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts to
25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 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, then a
chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. A
chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms in the evening, then
showers likely with a chance of tstms after midnight.
.TUE...S winds around 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. Showers
with a chance of tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming W
10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers rough, diminishing to a moderate chop after midnight. Showers
likely with a slight chance of tstms.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy,
diminishing to a moderate chop.
.FRI...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming SE. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers flat, increasing to light chop.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-231030-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
1028 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts to
25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy in
the afternoon. A slight chance of showers in the morning, then a
chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough.
Showers with a chance of tstms.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. Showers
with a chance of tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming W
10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop after midnight.
Showers likely with a slight chance of tstms in the evening, then a
chance of showers after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop.
.THU...NW 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...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming SE. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers flat, increasing to light chop.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$



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