Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1002 PM EDT Mon Aug 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

AMZ100-221015-
1002 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
High pressure will extend over the area from offshore through
Wednesday. A cold front will move through Thursday. Strong high
pressure will build in from the north Friday through the weekend,
while areas of low pressure move along the stalled frontal boundary
off the Southeast coast.

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AMZ130-221015-
Albemarle Sound-
1002 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.OVERNIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely. Tstms
likely, mainly in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft
after midnight. Showers likely with a chance of tstms in the
evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ131-221015-
Alligator River-
1002 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.OVERNIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
light chop, diminishing to flat after midnight. Showers and tstms
likely.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers likely. Tstms
likely, mainly in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after
midnight. Showers likely with a chance of tstms in the evening, then
a chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ135-221015-
Pamlico Sound-
1002 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.OVERNIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms late. Patchy fog late.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog in the morning. A
slight chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
1 ft. Showers likely. Tstms likely, mainly in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft after midnight. Showers
likely with a chance of tstms in the evening, then a chance of
showers after midnight.
.FRI...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ136-221015-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
1002 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.OVERNIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. Patchy fog.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Patchy fog in the
morning. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon. Vsby
1 to 3 NM in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight
chance of showers and tstms in the evening.
.WED...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. Patchy fog in the
morning. A chance of showers and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers and
tstms likely.
.THU...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
flat, increasing to light chop in the afternoon. Showers likely.
Tstms likely, mainly in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers likely
with a chance of tstms in the evening, then a chance of showers
after midnight.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ137-221015-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
1002 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.OVERNIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. Patchy fog.
.TUE...S winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves flat, increasing to light chop in the afternoon.
Patchy fog in the morning. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers and tstms in the evening.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight. Showers and tstms likely.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
light chop. Showers likely. Tstms likely, mainly in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers likely
with a chance of tstms in the evening, then a chance of showers
after midnight.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ150-221015-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
1002 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.OVERNIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the morning, then
a chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely. Tstms
likely, mainly in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely
with a chance of tstms in the evening, then a chance of showers
after midnight.
.FRI...NE winds around 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ152-221015-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
1002 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.OVERNIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.WED...SW winds around 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the morning, then
a chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Seas around
3 ft. Showers likely. Tstms likely, mainly in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms in
the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ154-221015-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
1002 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.OVERNIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.WED...SW winds around 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers likely. Tstms
likely, mainly in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas around 3 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
.FRI...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ156-221015-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
1002 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.OVERNIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers flat. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.TUE...S winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers flat, increasing to light chop in the afternoon. A
slight chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers and tstms.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop. Showers and tstms likely.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop. Showers likely. Tstms likely, mainly in the
morning.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop,
increasing to a moderate chop after midnight. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.
.FRI...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy. A chance of showers.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-221015-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
1002 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.OVERNIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers flat. A slight chance of
showers and tstms. Patchy fog.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. Patchy fog in the
morning. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the morning, then a
chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon. Vsby 1 NM or less in
the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms, mainly in the evening.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop. Showers and tstms likely.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop. Showers likely. Tstms likely, mainly in the
morning.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
.FRI...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy. A chance of showers.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$


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