Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
115 PM EDT Sat Sep 23 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

AMZ100-240115-
115 PM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
High pressure will extend into the area over the weekend. Hurricane
Maria is expected to track off the southeast coast late this weekend
and next week.

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AMZ130-240115-
Albemarle Sound-
115 PM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft in the
afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TUE...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.

$$

AMZ131-240115-
Alligator River-
115 PM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...NE winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight chance
of showers.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.TUE...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop after
midnight. A chance of showers in the evening.

$$

AMZ135-240115-
Pamlico Sound-
115 PM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft after
midnight.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds around 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.TUE...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ136-240115-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
115 PM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight chance
of showers.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.WED...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A chance of tstms in the
morning. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers in the evening.

$$

AMZ137-240115-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
115 PM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight chance
of showers.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.TUE...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.WED...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A chance of tstms in the
morning. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers in the evening.

$$

AMZ150-240115-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
115 PM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N winds around 10 kt. Seas around 6 ft. Dominant
period 10 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds, increasing to 15 seconds after midnight.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 8 ft, except around 6 ft
near shore. Dominant period 15 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds around 15 kt. Seas around 9 ft, except around
7 ft near shore. Dominant period 15 seconds.
.MON...NE winds around 15 kt. Seas around 10 ft. A slight chance of
showers.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds around 15 kt. Seas 11 to 12 ft.
.TUE...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 14 to 15 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.

$$

AMZ152-240115-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
115 PM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N winds around 10 kt. Seas around 7 ft. Dominant
period 11 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. Dominant period
15 seconds.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 10 to 11 ft. Dominant period
15 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds around 15 kt. Seas around 12 ft. Dominant
period 15 seconds.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 12 to 13 ft. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms.
.MON NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.TUE...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 16 to 17 ft. A chance of
showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ154-240115-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
115 PM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 8 ft. Dominant
period 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. Dominant period
14 seconds.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 11 to 12 ft. Dominant period
15 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas around 13 ft. Dominant
period 15 seconds.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas around 14 ft. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms.
.MON NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.TUE...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 15 to 16 ft. A chance of
showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ156-240115-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
115 PM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 6 ft. Dominant
period 13 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 7 ft, building to 9 ft
after midnight. Dominant period 14 seconds. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 11 ft. Dominant period
15 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas around 12 ft. Dominant
period 15 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 12 to 13 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 13 to 14 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy. A chance of showers.
.TUE...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 11 to 12 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough,
diminishing to choppy after midnight. A chance of showers in the
evening.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-240115-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
115 PM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 6 ft, except
around 4 ft near shore. Dominant period 14 seconds. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 7 ft, building to 9 ft
after midnight. Near shore, seas 5 to 6 ft. Dominant period
15 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 11 ft, except around 7 ft
near shore. Dominant period 15 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers
choppy.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas around 12 ft, except around
8 ft near shore. Dominant period 16 seconds. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 11 to 12 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas around 12 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers choppy.
.TUE...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.WED...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 12 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers rough. A chance of showers and tstms in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$



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