Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
703 AM EDT Fri Jul 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

AMZ100-212100-
703 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
Offshore high pressure with an inland trough will be the  dominant
weather features through the weekend producing hot and  humid
conditions. A weak cold front will move into the region  early next
week and become stationary.

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AMZ130-212100-
Albemarle Sound-
703 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TODAY...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of showers
and tstms in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the evening,
then 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE...SW winds around 10 kt, becoming NE. Waves 1 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ131-212100-
Alligator River-
703 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TODAY...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.TONIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight chance
of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds around 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.MON...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W. Waves light chop,
diminishing to flat. A chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ135-212100-
Pamlico Sound-
703 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then 1 to 2 ft this
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds around 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the evening,
then 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 ft, then 2 to 3 ft in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A
chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ136-212100-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
703 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TODAY...S winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight chance
of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves a
moderate chop, diminishing to light chop. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming S around 5 kt. Waves flat. A
chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ137-212100-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
703 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt late. Waves
light chop, increasing to a moderate chop late.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop after
midnight.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W. Waves light chop,
diminishing to flat. A chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ150-212100-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
703 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TODAY...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, except around
3 ft near shore. Dominant period 5 seconds. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
A chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ152-212100-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
703 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds around 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds, decreasing to 5 seconds after midnight.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds, decreasing to 5 seconds in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds around 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds.
.SUN...SW winds around 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms after midnight.
.MON...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
A chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ154-212100-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
703 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds around 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds, decreasing to 5 seconds after midnight.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds around 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds.
.SUN...SW winds around 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms after midnight.
.MON...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
A chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ156-212100-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
703 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...SW winds around 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
4 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds around 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers rough. A chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
.MON...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light
chop. A chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-212100-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
703 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
4 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy in the
afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A slight chance of
showers and tstms after midnight.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy. A chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
.MON...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light
chop. A chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$



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