Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
352 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 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

AMZ100-201915-
352 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
Tropical Storm Jose will continue moving northeast of the region
today. A trough of low pressure will develop inland this
afternoon and move across the area tonight and Thursday. High
pressure will extend into the area from the northwest Friday
through the weekend. Hurricane Maria is expected to track
between the Bahamas and Bermuda early next week.


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AMZ130-201915-
Albemarle Sound-
352 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt this afternoon.
Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Waves
1 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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AMZ131-201915-
Alligator River-
352 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.TONIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
flat, increasing to light chop in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

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AMZ135-201915-
Pamlico Sound-
352 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt this afternoon.
Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

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AMZ136-201915-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
352 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TODAY...W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TONIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
flat. A chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. A chance of showers
and tstms in the evening.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ137-201915-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
352 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.TONIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
flat, increasing to light chop in the afternoon. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance
of showers and tstms in the evening.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt. Waves a moderate
chop, diminishing to light chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ150-201915-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
352 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7 to
10 ft, subsiding to 6 to 7 ft this afternoon. Near shore, seas 6 to
8 ft, subsiding to 5 to 6 ft this afternoon. Dominant period
10 seconds.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
11 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
11 seconds.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft, building to 9 to 12 ft.


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AMZ152-201915-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
352 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

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

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt this afternoon.
Seas 6 to 9 ft. Dominant period 11 seconds.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
11 seconds.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
11 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
12 seconds.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft, building to 8 to 11 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft, building to 11 to
16 ft.

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AMZ154-201915-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
352 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

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

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds.
.TONIGHT...W winds around 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
11 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Dominant period 12 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
12 seconds.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft, building to 8 to 11 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft, building to 13 to
18 ft.

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AMZ156-201915-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
352 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt this afternoon.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 12 seconds. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
12 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers and tstms.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Dominant period 12 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light
chop. A slight chance of showers in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
12 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft,
building to 7 to 10 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop,
increasing to a moderate chop.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to
14 ft, building to 11 to 16 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a
moderate chop, increasing to choppy.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-201915-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
352 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
14 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
12 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers and tstms.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Dominant period 11 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light
chop, diminishing to flat in the afternoon. A slight chance of
showers in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
12 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft,
building to 6 to 9 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop,
increasing to a moderate chop.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft, building to 8 to
13 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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