Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
630 PM EST Tue Nov 21 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

AMZ100-221115-
630 PM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
A weak area of low pressure will lift off the NC coast tonight,
and a cold front will move through Wednesday morning. Areas of
low pressure will move northeast across the offshore waters
Thursday through Saturday. A dry cold front will move through
Sunday, bringing a shot of much colder air. High pressure will
build in from the west Monday.

$$

AMZ130-221115-
Albemarle Sound-
630 PM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE late. Waves 1 ft.
Isolated showers early this evening, then scattered showers late
this evening. Showers after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft in the afternoon. Showers
likely in the morning. Patchy fog in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Waves
1 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft,
then around 2 ft.

$$

AMZ131-221115-
Alligator River-
630 PM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. Isolated showers early
this evening, then scattered showers late this evening. Showers
after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, increasing to choppy in the
afternoon. Showers likely in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop after
midnight.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt, becoming N after midnight. Waves
flat.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

$$

AMZ135-221115-
Pamlico Sound-
630 PM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S late. Waves 1 ft.
Scattered showers this evening, then isolated tstms after midnight.
Showers after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to
30 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft, then 2 to 3 ft in the afternoon.
Showers likely in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the evening.
Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.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. A slight chance of
showers.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ136-221115-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
630 PM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE late. Waves light chop,
diminishing to flat late. Scattered showers early this evening, then
showers late this evening and overnight. Patchy fog late.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop in the
afternoon. A chance of showers in the morning. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

$$

AMZ137-221115-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
630 PM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Scattered showers
early this evening, then showers late this evening and overnight.
Patchy fog late.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop in the afternoon. A
chance of showers in the morning. Patchy fog in the morning.
.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.
.THU...N 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.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance
of showers.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

$$

AMZ150-221115-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
630 PM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt late. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds. Isolated showers early this
evening, then scattered showers late this evening. Showers likely
after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to
30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft in the
afternoon. Dominant period 6 seconds. Showers likely in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing
to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 7 to 9 ft, subsiding to 6 to
7 ft after midnight. Near shore, seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft.

$$

AMZ152-221115-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
630 PM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W late. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Dominant period 5 seconds. Scattered showers early this evening,
then showers with isolated tstms late this evening and overnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to
30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 8 ft in the
afternoon. Dominant period 7 seconds. Showers likely in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A slight chance
of showers.
.FRI...NE winds around 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ154-221115-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
630 PM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt late. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Scattered showers early this
evening, then showers with isolated tstms late this evening and
overnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to
30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft in the
afternoon. Dominant period 8 seconds. Showers likely in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A slight chance
of showers.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.


Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ156-221115-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
630 PM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N late. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop,
diminishing to flat late. Scattered showers early this evening, then
showers with isolated tstms late this evening and overnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to
30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy in
the afternoon. A chance of showers in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the
afternoon. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-221115-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
630 PM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW late. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
Scattered showers early this evening, then showers with isolated
tstms late this evening and overnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy in the
afternoon. A slight chance of showers in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft, except 3 to 4 ft near shore. Dominant period 9 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft, except 2 to 4 ft near shore. Dominant
period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to
a moderate chop in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, diminishing to light chop after midnight.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$


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