Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
939 PM EST Fri Nov 17 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

AMZ100-181015-
939 PM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
High pressure will gradually move offshore late tonight and
Saturday. A strong cold front will move through the area early
Sunday. High pressure will be over the area Monday into Tuesday.
A cold front will cross the area Tuesday night followed by high
pressure for mid to late next week.

$$

AMZ130-181015-
Albemarle Sound-
939 PM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...Variable winds around 5 kt, becoming SW. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. A chance of showers after midnight.
.SUN...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
A chance of showers in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

AMZ131-181015-
Alligator River-
939 PM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...Variable winds around 5 kt, becoming SW around 5 kt.
Waves flat.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves rough. A chance of showers
after midnight.
.SUN...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves rough. A
chance of showers in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the
afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

$$

AMZ135-181015-
Pamlico Sound-
939 PM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...N winds around 5 kt, becoming S around 5 kt late. Waves
1 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 ft, then 2 to 3 ft in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt after
midnight. Waves 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers after midnight.
.SUN...W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft in the afternoon.
A chance of showers in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves around 2 ft in the morning, then 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft,
then around 2 ft.

$$

AMZ136-181015-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
939 PM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...E winds around 5 kt, becoming W around 5 kt, then
becoming S late. Waves flat.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop in the
afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves rough. A chance of showers
after midnight.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the morning. Waves
choppy. A chance of showers in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.MON NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

$$

AMZ137-181015-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
939 PM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming S around 5 kt late.
Waves flat.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves
rough. A chance of showers after midnight.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves rough. A
chance of showers in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the
afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE. Waves light chop,
diminishing to flat.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

$$

AMZ150-181015-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
939 PM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...N winds around 5 kt, becoming SW around 5 kt late. Seas
around 3 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft after midnight.
Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of showers after midnight.
.SUN...W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. A chance of
showers in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

AMZ152-181015-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
939 PM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...N winds around 5 kt, becoming W around 5 kt late. Seas
3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas around 3 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft in the afternoon.
Dominant period 10 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft, building to 8 to 11 ft after midnight. Dominant period 7
seconds. A chance of showers after midnight.
.SUN...W winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, becoming NW 20 to
25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 7 to 10 ft,
subsiding to 5 to 8 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 7 seconds. A
chance of showers in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.

$$

AMZ154-181015-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
939 PM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming SW late. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Dominant period 8 seconds.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to
30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft in the
afternoon. Dominant period 9 seconds, decreasing to 4 seconds in the
afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 7 to
10 ft, building to 9 to 14 ft after midnight. Dominant period 7
seconds. A slight chance of showers in the evening, then a chance of
showers after midnight.
.SUN...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft, subsiding to 7 to
10 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 9 seconds. A chance of
showers in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...S winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ156-181015-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
939 PM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...E winds around 5 kt, becoming S around 5 kt late. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers
flat.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon.
Dominant period 9 seconds, decreasing to 4 seconds in the afternoon.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy in
the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft, building to 9 to 12 ft after midnight. Dominant period 7
seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough. A slight chance of
showers in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.
.SUN...W winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, becoming NW 20 to
25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 8 to 11 ft,
subsiding to 5 to 7 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 8 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough, diminishing to rough in the
afternoon. A chance of showers in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the evening.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop.
.TUE...E winds around 5 kt, becoming SE. Seas around 2 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers flat, increasing to light chop.
.WED...N 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.

$$

AMZ158-181015-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
939 PM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas around 2 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon.
Dominant period 9 seconds, decreasing to 3 seconds in the afternoon.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy in
the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft, building to 8 to 11 ft after midnight. Dominant period 6
seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough. A chance of showers
after midnight.
.SUN...W winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, becoming NW 20 to
25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 7 to 10 ft,
subsiding to 5 to 8 ft in the afternoon. Near shore, seas 6 to 9 ft,
subsiding to 4 to 6 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 8 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough, diminishing to rough in the
afternoon. A chance of showers in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop.
.TUE...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a moderate
chop.

$$



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