Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast...UPDATED
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
936 AM EST Tue Nov 21 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

AMZ100-212230-
936 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
High pressure will move off the coast today. A cold front will
move through Wednesday morning. Areas of low pressure will move
northeast across the offshore waters Thursday through Saturday.
A dry cold front will move through Sunday. High pressure will
build in from the west Monday.

$$

AMZ130-212230-
Albemarle Sound-
936 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SE winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt.
Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves
1 ft. Showers likely.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to
30 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft in the
afternoon. A slight chance of showers in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves around 2 ft in the evening, then 1 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 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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AMZ131-212230-
Alligator River-
936 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming S 5 to 10 kt. Waves
light chop.
.TONIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. Showers likely.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop in the afternoon. A
slight chance of showers 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 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

$$

AMZ135-212230-
Pamlico Sound-
936 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE. Waves 1 ft. A
slight chance of showers late.
.TONIGHT...SE winds around 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves
1 ft. Showers likely.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to
30 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft, then 2 to 3 ft in the
afternoon. A chance of showers 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. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

AMZ136-212230-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
936 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE. Waves flat.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves
light chop, diminishing to flat after midnight. Showers likely.
.WED...N winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance of
showers in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds around 10 kt. Waves light 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.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

$$

AMZ137-212230-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
936 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight
chance of showers late.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves
light chop. Showers likely.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop in the afternoon. A
slight chance of showers 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 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt. Waves light
chop, diminishing to flat.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

$$

AMZ150-212230-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
936 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Dominant period
11 seconds.
.TONIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
4 seconds. Showers likely.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 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 5 seconds. A chance of showers 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 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

AMZ152-212230-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
936 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. A slight chance of
showers late.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Showers.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to
30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. A
chance of showers 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 6 to 8 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

AMZ154-212230-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
936 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt this
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. A slight
chance of showers this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Showers.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to
30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. A
chance of showers in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A slight chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

AMZ156-212230-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
936 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt this
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a moderate chop late. A
slight chance of showers this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a
moderate chop. Showers.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to
30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to rough in
the afternoon. A chance of showers 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 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, diminishing to choppy
after midnight.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 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.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.

$$

AMZ158-212230-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
936 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt, becoming
SE 10 to 15 kt this afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 7
seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. A slight chance of
showers this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight. Showers.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft, except 3 to 4 ft near shore. 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. Seas 4 to 6 ft, except 3 to 4 ft
near shore. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers
choppy.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. 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.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a
moderate chop.

$$


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