Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
641 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 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

AMZ100-261015-
641 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
A weak cold front will move south of the waters tonight. High
pressure will extend over the area from the north Wednesday and
Wednesday night. Another cold front will approach from the northwest
 Friday, move into the area Saturday and then stall just offshore
Sunday.

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AMZ130-261015-
Albemarle Sound-
641 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft this evening,
then 1 ft.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft after
midnight. A slight chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft, then 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ131-261015-
Alligator River-
641 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.WED...NE winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU...E winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves
flat, increasing to light chop in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance
of showers and tstms after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers and
tstms likely.
.SAT...N winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ135-261015-
Pamlico Sound-
641 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms early this evening, then a slight chance of
showers and tstms late this evening and overnight.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves
1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft in the afternoon. A chance
of showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves around 2 ft in the evening, then 1 ft. Showers and
tstms likely.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft, then 1 ft. A chance
of showers and tstms.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ136-261015-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
641 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Scattered showers
and tstms early this evening, then a slight chance of showers and
tstms late this evening and early morning.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU NIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI 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. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening, then showers
and tstms likely after midnight.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ137-261015-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
641 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt late this
evening and overnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate
chop late this evening and overnight. A chance of showers and tstms
until early morning, then a slight chance of showers and tstms late.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight chance
of showers and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU...E winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves
flat, increasing to light chop in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. Showers and
tstms likely.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ150-261015-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
641 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
4 seconds.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.THU...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
around 3 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ152-261015-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
641 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Scattered showers and tstms early this evening, then a
slight chance of showers and tstms late this evening and early
morning.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.THU...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas
around 3 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ154-261015-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
641 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late this
evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A
chance of showers and tstms until early morning, then a slight
chance of showers and tstms late.
.WED...NE winds around 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A slight chance
of showers and tstms in the evening.
.THU...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms after
midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ156-261015-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
641 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt late this
evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a moderate chop
late this evening and overnight. A chance of tstms. A chance of
showers.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms, mainly in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light
chop.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers and tstms
after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy. A chance of showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy. Showers and tstms likely.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. Showers and tstms likely, then a chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-261015-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
641 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt, becoming SE late this evening,
then becoming NE after midnight, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop, increasing to a moderate chop late. A chance of
tstms. A chance of showers.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.THU...E winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers
flat, increasing to light chop in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers and tstms
after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, increasing to choppy in the afternoon. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy. Showers and tstms likely.
.SAT...NW 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. Showers and tstms likely, then a chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$



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