Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1031 PM EST Sat Feb 17 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

AMZ100-181130-
1031 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
An area of low pressure will move northeast off the mid-Atlantic
coast tonight, dragging a cold front through the NC coastal waters
late. High pressure will build in from the north on Sunday. The high
will move off the mid-Atlantic coast Monday and remain there through
mid week. The next cold front move into the area late next week.

$$

AMZ130-181130-
Albemarle Sound-
1031 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain and
drizzle. Patchy fog.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
1 ft, then around 2 ft in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of
showers after midnight.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers, mainly
in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...W winds around 10 kt, becoming N. Waves 1 ft. A chance of
showers.

$$

AMZ131-181130-
Alligator River-
1031 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of rain
and drizzle. Patchy fog.
.SUN...N winds around 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
light chop, increasing to a moderate chop in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance of
showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers.

$$

AMZ135-181130-
Pamlico Sound-
1031 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW late. Waves 1 ft,
then around 2 ft. A chance of rain and drizzle. Patchy fog.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves around 2 ft in the evening, then 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...S winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

AMZ136-181130-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
1031 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW late. Waves light chop.
A chance of rain and drizzle. Patchy fog.
.SUN...N winds around 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
light chop.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance
of showers after midnight.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance of
showers in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW. Waves light chop,
diminishing to flat.

$$

AMZ137-181130-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
1031 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt, becoming NW late. Waves light
chop, increasing to a moderate chop late. A slight chance of rain
and drizzle. Patchy fog.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves a
moderate chop.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves light
chop. A slight chance of showers in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

$$

AMZ150-181130-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
1031 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. A chance of rain and drizzle.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. A chance of showers, mainly in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.

$$

AMZ152-181130-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
1031 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt, then
becoming NW late. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A
chance of rain and drizzle.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

AMZ154-181130-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
1031 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW late. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Dominant period 5 seconds. A chance of rain and drizzle.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
Dominant period 6 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

AMZ156-181130-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
1031 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW late. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A
slight chance of rain and drizzle.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Dominant period 6
seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop.
.TUE...S winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.

$$

AMZ158-181130-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
1031 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt, then
becoming NW 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to
choppy, then diminishing to a moderate chop late. A slight chance of
rain and drizzle.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 3 to
6 ft, except 2 to 3 ft near shore. Dominant period 6 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop after midnight.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. A slight chance of
showers in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.

$$



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