Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1009 PM EST Thu Jan 18 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

AMZ100-191030-
1009 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
High pressure will build in from the west tonight through the
weekend. A cold front will cross the region Tuesday morning followed
by high pressure on Wednesday.

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AMZ130-191030-
Albemarle Sound-
1009 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...W winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...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...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
A chance of showers.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ131-191030-
Alligator River-
1009 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.OVERNIGHT...W winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...W winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...SW winds around 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...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Waves light
chop, increasing to a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers.

$$

AMZ135-191030-
Pamlico Sound-
1009 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Waves
1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
A chance of showers.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ136-191030-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
1009 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.OVERNIGHT...W winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...W winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Waves light
chop, increasing to a moderate chop. 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.

$$

AMZ137-191030-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
1009 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.FRI...W winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves
flat.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Waves light
chop, increasing to a moderate chop. 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.

$$

AMZ150-191030-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
1009 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST FRIDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft after midnight. Dominant
period 8 seconds.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas
1 to 2 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas around
2 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ152-191030-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
1009 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST FRIDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds around 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas
around 2 ft.
.MON...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft,
building to 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ154-191030-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
1009 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST FRIDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.FRI...W winds around 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds around 15 kt. Seas 2 to 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.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Seas
around 2 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft,
building to 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ156-191030-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
1009 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

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

$$

AMZ158-191030-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
1009 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds, decreasing to 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a
moderate chop.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.FRI NIGHT...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. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas
1 to 2 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers flat.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas around
2 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop,
increasing to a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.

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