Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1135 AM EDT Tue Sep 26 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

AMZ100-262300-
1135 AM EDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
Hurricane Maria is expected to track slowly off the North Carolina
coast through mid week. A cold front will cross the area late in the
week. Please see the latest official forecasts from the National
Hurricane Center and local National Weather Service offices for
additional information on Maria.

$$

AMZ130-262300-
Albemarle Sound-
1135 AM EDT Tue Sep 26 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 25 to
30 kt. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of showers early, then showers
likely late.
.TONIGHT...Tropical storm conditions expected. N winds 25 to 35 kt.
Waves around 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions expected. N winds 25 to 35 kt with
gusts up to 45 kt. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 20 to
25 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Waves around 2 ft. A
slight chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...E winds around 5 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

$$

AMZ131-262300-
Alligator River-
1135 AM EDT Tue Sep 26 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds around
30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Waves very rough. Showers likely.
.TONIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 25 to 30 kt
with gusts up to 40 kt. Waves very rough. Showers likely, mainly in
the evening.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 25 to 30 kt,
diminishing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Waves very rough,
diminishing to rough in the afternoon. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 20 to
25 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Waves rough,
diminishing to choppy after midnight. A slight chance of showers.
.THU...NW winds around 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT...E winds around 5 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves flat,
increasing to light chop in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

$$

AMZ135-262300-
Pamlico Sound-
1135 AM EDT Tue Sep 26 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Tropical storm conditions expected. N winds 25 to
35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Waves around 4 ft. Numerous showers.
Patchy fog early. Patchy fog late.
.TONIGHT...Tropical storm conditions expected. N winds 30 to 35 kt,
becoming 25 to 35 kt after midnight. Waves around 5 ft. Patchy fog
in the evening. Showers likely.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions expected. NW winds 25 to 35 kt with
gusts up to 45 kt. Waves 4 to 5 ft. Showers likely, mainly in the
morning.
.WED NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. NW winds 25 to
30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Waves 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of showers.
.THU...Tropical storm conditions possible. NW winds 20 to 25 kt,
diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves around 3 ft. A
slight chance of showers in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Waves around 2 ft in the morning, then 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds around 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

$$

AMZ136-262300-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
1135 AM EDT Tue Sep 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves rough. A chance of
showers early, then showers likely late.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A chance of showers.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

$$

AMZ137-262300-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
1135 AM EDT Tue Sep 26 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 25 to
30 kt. Waves very rough. Showers likely.
.TONIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 25 to 30 kt,
diminishing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Waves very rough,
diminishing to rough after midnight. Showers likely, mainly in the
evening.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible. NW winds 20 to 25 kt,
diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves rough,
diminishing to choppy in the afternoon. A chance of showers, mainly
in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop after
midnight.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT...NE winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves flat, increasing to light chop in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

$$

AMZ150-262300-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
1135 AM EDT Tue Sep 26 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Tropical storm conditions expected. NE winds 30 to
35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas around 18 ft, except around 15 ft
near shore. Dominant period 14 seconds. A chance of showers early,
then showers likely late. Patchy fog.
.TONIGHT...Tropical storm conditions expected. N winds 30 to 40 kt
with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas around 18 ft, except around 15 ft near
shore. Dominant period 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the evening.
Showers likely.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions expected. N winds 30 to 40 kt with
gusts up to 50 kt. Seas 17 to 18 ft, except 14 to 15 ft near shore.
Dominant period 12 seconds. Showers likely.
.WED NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions expected. N winds 25 to
35 kt. Seas around 16 ft, subsiding to 14 ft after midnight. Near
shore, seas 12 to 13 ft. Dominant period 11 seconds. A chance of
showers.
.THU...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas
around 12 ft, subsiding to 10 ft in the afternoon. A slight chance
of showers.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 8 to 9 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT...E winds around 5 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas around 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 5 ft, building to
7 ft after midnight.

$$

AMZ152-262300-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
1135 AM EDT Tue Sep 26 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Tropical storm conditions expected. N winds 30 to
40 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas around 21 ft. Dominant period
14 seconds. Numerous showers. Patchy fog early. Patchy fog late.
.TONIGHT...Tropical storm conditions expected. N winds 35 to 40 kt
with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas 20 to 21 ft. Dominant period
12 seconds. Patchy fog in the evening. Showers likely.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions expected. N winds 35 to 40 kt with
gusts up to 50 kt. Seas around 19 ft, subsiding to 17 ft in the
afternoon. Dominant period 11 seconds. Showers likely.
.WED NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions expected. NW winds 30 to
40 kt, diminishing to 25 to 30 kt after midnight. Seas around 16 ft,
subsiding to 14 ft after midnight. Dominant period 11 seconds. A
chance of showers.
.THU...Tropical storm conditions possible. NW winds 25 to 30 kt,
diminishing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 12 ft,
subsiding to 10 ft in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 8 to 9 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 5 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds around 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

$$

AMZ154-262300-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
1135 AM EDT Tue Sep 26 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Tropical storm conditions expected. N winds 35 to
40 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas around 21 ft. Dominant period
13 seconds. Numerous showers. Patchy fog early. Patchy fog late.
.TONIGHT...Tropical storm conditions expected. N winds 35 to 40 kt
with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas 19 to 20 ft. Dominant period
12 seconds. Patchy fog in the evening. Showers likely.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions expected. NW winds 30 to 40 kt with
gusts up to 50 kt. Seas around 17 ft, subsiding to 15 ft in the
afternoon. Dominant period 11 seconds. Showers likely, mainly in the
morning.
.WED NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions expected. NW winds 25 to
35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts
up to 35 kt after midnight. Seas around 13 ft, subsiding to 11 ft
after midnight. Dominant period 11 seconds. A chance of showers,
mainly in the evening.
.THU...Tropical storm conditions possible. NW winds 20 to 25 kt.
Seas 8 to 9 ft. A slight chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 5 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

$$

AMZ156-262300-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
1135 AM EDT Tue Sep 26 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Tropical storm conditions expected. N winds 30 to
35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas around 17 ft. Dominant period
13 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers extremely rough. Numerous
showers. Patchy fog early. Patchy fog late.
.TONIGHT...Tropical storm conditions expected. N winds 30 to 40 kt,
becoming NW 25 to 35 kt after midnight. Seas 15 to 16 ft. Dominant
period 12 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers extremely rough,
diminishing to very rough after midnight. Patchy fog in the evening.
Numerous showers, mainly in the evening.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions expected. NW winds 25 to 35 kt with
gusts up to 45 kt. Seas around 13 ft, subsiding to 10 ft in the
afternoon. Dominant period 11 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers
very rough. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. NW winds 20 to
25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas around 9 ft,
subsiding to 7 ft after midnight. Dominant period 11 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, diminishing to choppy after
midnight. A slight chance of showers.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 5 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 4 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop,
diminishing to light chop in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop,
increasing to a moderate chop in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy.

$$

AMZ158-262300-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
1135 AM EDT Tue Sep 26 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Tropical storm conditions expected. N winds 25 to
35 kt. Seas around 15 ft, except around 8 ft near shore. Dominant
period 13 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough. A chance
of showers early, then showers likely late.
.TONIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. NW winds 25 to 30 kt.
Seas around 14 ft, subsiding to 12 ft after midnight. Near shore,
seas around 8 ft, subsiding to 6 ft after midnight. Dominant period
12 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough. A chance of
showers.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible. NW winds 20 to 25 kt.
Seas around 11 ft, subsiding to 8 ft in the afternoon. Near shore,
seas around 6 ft, subsiding to 4 ft in the afternoon. Dominant
period 11 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. A chance of
showers, mainly in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft, except around
3 ft near shore. Dominant period 12 seconds. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy,
diminishing to a moderate chop in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas around 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop,
increasing to a moderate chop after midnight.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas around 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, diminishing to light chop in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop,
increasing to a moderate chop in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, increasing to choppy after midnight.

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