Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1005 PM EST Tue Feb 20 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

AMZ100-211030-
1005 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
High pressure will continue to extend over the area from the Western
Atlantic through Thursday and provide a very warm southerly flow
across the region. A backdoor cold front will move into the area
Thursday night then dissipate or lift north Friday. Another front
will move through the area Sunday night into early Monday.

$$

AMZ130-211030-
Albemarle Sound-
1005 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 NM
or less.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Areas of fog in the morning
with vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of
showers.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Waves around
2 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ131-211030-
Alligator River-
1005 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Areas of fog.
Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Areas of fog in the
morning with vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Waves
light chop, diminishing to flat after midnight.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Waves choppy,
diminishing to a moderate chop. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ135-211030-
Pamlico Sound-
1005 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 NM
or less.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Areas of fog in the morning
with vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...NE winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ136-211030-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
1005 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Areas of fog.
Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Areas of fog in the
morning with vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...E winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves
flat.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Waves a moderate chop,
diminishing to light chop. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ137-211030-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
1005 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Areas of fog late.
Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Areas of fog in the
morning with vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves light
chop.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Waves choppy,
diminishing to a moderate chop. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ150-211030-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
1005 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
11 seconds. Areas of fog in the morning with vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
12 seconds.
.THU...SW winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
11 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
around 3 ft. A slight chance of showers.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ152-211030-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
1005 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Areas of fog late this evening. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 NM
or less.
.WED...SW winds around 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
11 seconds. Areas of fog in the morning. Isolated showers. Vsby 1 NM
or less in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Dominant period
12 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
11 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
around 3 ft. A slight chance of showers.
.FRI...NW winds around 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ154-211030-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
1005 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Areas of fog with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Isolated showers.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...N winds around 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ156-211030-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
1005 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. Patchy fog late
with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED...SW winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. Isolated showers
in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to
choppy.
.SUN...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, diminishing to choppy. A
chance of showers.

$$

AMZ158-211030-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
1005 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. Patchy fog late
this evening. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM, decreasing to 1 NM or
less.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. Patchy fog in the
morning with vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop.
.FRI...E winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers flat.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate
chop. A chance of showers.

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