Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
242 PM EST Mon Jan 22 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

AMZ100-230715-
242 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
A cold front will approach from the west tonight and move
through the area Tuesday. High pressure will build in from the
west late in the week and pass offshore over the weekend.

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AMZ130-230715-
Albemarle Sound-
242 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of
showers late.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Showers likely with
a slight chance of tstms in the morning, then a slight chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the evening,
then 1 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ131-230715-
Alligator River-
242 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance
of showers late.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves choppy. Showers likely with a
slight chance of tstms in the morning, then a slight chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after
midnight.
.THU...NW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ135-230715-
Pamlico Sound-
242 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft after
midnight. A slight chance of showers.
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
A slight chance of tstms. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the morning, then
1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft
after midnight.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the morning, then
1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft,
then around 2 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ136-230715-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
242 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
late.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Waves choppy. Showers likely with a slight chance of tstms in the
morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves light
chop, increasing to a moderate chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ137-230715-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
242 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Waves
light chop, increasing to a moderate chop late. A slight chance of
showers early this evening. A chance of showers late.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves choppy.
Showers likely with a slight chance of tstms in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves
a moderate chop.
.WED...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.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after
midnight.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves light
chop, increasing to a moderate chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ150-230715-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
242 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt late. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. A slight chance of showers
late.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft,
except 3 to 4 ft near shore. Dominant period 6 seconds. A slight
chance of tstms. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft after midnight.
Near shore, seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, except around 2 ft near
shore. Dominant period 7 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.FRI...N winds around 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt. Seas around
2 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ152-230715-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
242 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts
up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft after midnight.
Dominant period 5 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming SW 25 to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
Dominant period 7 seconds. A slight chance of tstms. Showers likely,
mainly in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming NW
15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 8 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft
after midnight. Dominant period 8 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft,
building to 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ154-230715-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
242 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts
up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft late. Dominant
period 6 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt, becoming SW 25 to
30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt in the afternoon. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
Dominant period 7 seconds. A slight chance of tstms. Showers likely,
mainly in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming NW
15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 6 to 9 ft, subsiding to 5 to 7 ft
after midnight. Dominant period 8 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft
in the afternoon. Dominant period 7 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NE winds around 10 kt, becoming E. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ156-230715-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
242 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts
up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft after midnight.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, increasing to rough. A chance of showers early this evening,
then a slight chance of showers late this evening and overnight.
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. A
slight chance of tstms. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming NW
15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 8 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft
after midnight. Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and
rivers rough, diminishing to choppy after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, increasing to choppy after midnight.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy,
diminishing to a moderate chop in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light
chop.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, increasing to choppy. A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-230715-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
242 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts
up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft after midnight.
Near shore, seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to choppy. A chance of
showers early this evening. A slight chance of showers late this
evening. A chance of showers late.
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. A
slight chance of tstms. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming NW
10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Near shore, seas 4 to
6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft after midnight. Dominant period
7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a
moderate chop after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, increasing to choppy after midnight.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy,
diminishing to a moderate chop in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to
choppy. A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$



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