Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
316 PM EST Sat Dec 9 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

AMZ100-100830-
316 PM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
Low pressure off Virginia coast will continue to lift northeast
tonight. Two dry cold fronts will pass through this week, the
first one Tuesday, the second one Thursday night.

$$

AMZ130-100830-
Albemarle Sound-
316 PM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 20 to 25 kt with gusts up
to 30 kt late. Waves around 2 ft. Patchy fog early this evening. A
chance of rain and snow early this evening.
.SUN...W winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt early, diminishing
to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...W winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...W winds around 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt after midnight.
Waves around 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt. Waves
around 2 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

AMZ131-100830-
Alligator River-
316 PM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, increasing to choppy after midnight.
Patchy fog early this evening. A chance of rain and snow early this
evening, then a slight chance of rain and snow late this evening.
.SUN...W winds 15 to 25 kt early, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the
afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.MON...W winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after
midnight.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Waves choppy,
diminishing to light chop.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves light
chop, increasing to a moderate chop.

$$

AMZ135-100830-
Pamlico Sound-
316 PM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 20 to 25 kt with gusts
up to 30 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog early this
evening. A slight chance of rain this evening.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to
15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft, then 2 to 3 ft after midnight.
.TUE...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves
around 3 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.

$$

AMZ136-100830-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
316 PM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W. Waves a moderate chop.
A chance of rain with a slight chance of snow showers early this
evening. Patchy fog early this evening.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.MON...W winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Waves a moderate
chop, diminishing to light chop.

$$

AMZ137-100830-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
316 PM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, increasing to choppy after
midnight. A slight chance of rain early this evening. Patchy fog
early this evening.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the
afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after
midnight.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Waves choppy,
diminishing to light chop.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

$$

AMZ150-100830-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
316 PM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, becoming W late.
Seas 8 to 11 ft, subsiding to 6 to 9 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds.
Patchy fog early this evening. A chance of rain this evening.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming W 15 to
20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft, except 3 to 5 ft near shore.
Dominant period 7 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

AMZ152-100830-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
316 PM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming W
late. Seas 8 to 11 ft, subsiding to 6 to 9 ft. Dominant period 8
seconds. Patchy fog early this evening. A chance of rain this
evening.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to
15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 8 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft
in the afternoon. Dominant period 8 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...NW winds 25 to 30 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft.
.THU...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

AMZ154-100830-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
316 PM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10
ft, subsiding to 6 to 9 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Patchy fog
early this evening. A slight chance of rain early this evening.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to
15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 8 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft
in the afternoon. Dominant period 8 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds around 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with
gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 4 to
6 ft after midnight.
.TUE...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...NW winds 25 to 30 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.THU...W winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.

$$

AMZ156-100830-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
316 PM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts
up to 30 kt late. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. Patchy fog early this evening. A
slight chance of rain this evening.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to
15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, diminishing to choppy
in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft after midnight.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy
after midnight.
.TUE...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to
15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers rough, diminishing to choppy in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough,
increasing to very rough after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers rough.
.THU...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, increasing to rough.

$$

AMZ158-100830-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
316 PM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with
gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 7 ft, except 3 to 5 ft
near shore. Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers
choppy, increasing to rough after midnight. Patchy fog early this
evening.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to
15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 7 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft
in the afternoon. Near shore, seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 8
seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, diminishing to choppy in
the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to
6 ft after midnight. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.
.TUE...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to
15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers rough, diminishing to choppy in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy,
increasing to rough after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, diminishing to light chop.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a
moderate chop.

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