Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
105 AM EST Sat Jan 20 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

AMZ100-201100-
105 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
High pressure will move east through the southeast states this
weekend. A cold front will pass through Tuesday. High pressure
will build in behind the front Wednesday and Thursday.

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AMZ130-201100-
Albemarle Sound-
105 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Waves around
2 ft. Showers likely.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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AMZ131-201100-
Alligator River-
105 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...W winds around 5 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves flat.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after
midnight. A chance of showers.
.TUE...SW winds around 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Waves a
moderate chop, diminishing to light chop. Showers likely.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt. Waves light
chop, diminishing to flat.

$$

AMZ135-201100-
Pamlico Sound-
105 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt in the evening, becoming light and
variable. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft after midnight. A chance of
showers.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. Showers likely.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

AMZ136-201100-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
105 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN NIGHT...Light and variable winds. Waves flat.
.MON...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after
midnight. A chance of showers.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Waves a moderate
chop, diminishing to light chop. Showers likely.
.WED...N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

$$

AMZ137-201100-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
105 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt in the evening, becoming light and
variable. Waves flat.
.MON...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after
midnight. A chance of showers.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. Showers likely.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

$$

AMZ150-201100-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
105 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant
period 9 seconds.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas
1 ft.
.MON...S winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft after midnight. A
chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after
midnight.
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Showers likely.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

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AMZ152-201100-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
105 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant
period 9 seconds.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 1 ft,
then around 2 ft in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft after midnight. A
chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after
midnight.
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Showers likely.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

AMZ154-201100-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
105 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...W winds around 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Dominant
period 5 seconds.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Seas
around 2 ft.
.MON...E winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 1 ft,
then around 2 ft in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft after midnight. A
chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after
midnight.
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft. Showers likely.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

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AMZ156-201100-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
105 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant
period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds, increasing to 10 seconds in the afternoon. Adjacent
sounds and rivers light chop.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas
around 2 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers flat.
.MON...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 1 ft,
then around 2 ft in the afternoon. Adjacent sounds and rivers flat,
increasing to light chop in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft after midnight.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy
after midnight. A chance of showers.
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough,
diminishing to a moderate chop. Showers likely.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.

$$

AMZ158-201100-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
105 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant
period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds, increasing to 10 seconds in the afternoon. Adjacent
sounds and rivers light chop.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Seas
1 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers flat.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers
light chop.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft after midnight.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy
after midnight. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers
likely after midnight.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to light chop.
Showers likely.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a
moderate chop.

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