Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
733 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 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

AMZ100-252330-
733 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
High pressure will extend into the area today. Hurricane Maria is
expected to track slowly off the North Carolina coast through mid
week. A cold front will cross the area late in the week. Please see
the latest official forecasts from the National Hurricane Center and
local National Weather Service offices for additional information on
Maria.

$$

AMZ130-252330-
Albemarle Sound-
733 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

.TODAY...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.TUE...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 20 to 25 kt,
increasing to 25 to 30 kt in the afternoon. Waves around 3 ft. A
chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions expected. N winds 25 to 35 kt
with gusts up to 45 kt. Waves around 3 ft. A slight chance of tstms
in the evening. A chance of showers.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 25 to 35 kt with
gusts up to 45 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers. A slight
chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 25 to 30 kt
with gusts up to 40 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight.
Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...Tropical storm conditions possible. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the morning, then
1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ131-252330-
Alligator River-
733 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

.TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt this
afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, increasing to choppy this
afternoon. A slight chance of showers this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms.
.TUE...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 20 to 25 kt.
Waves rough. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions expected. N winds 25 to 30 kt
with gusts up to 40 kt. Waves very rough. A slight chance of tstms
in the evening. A chance of showers.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 25 to 30 kt with
gusts up to 40 kt. Waves very rough. A chance of showers with a
slight chance of tstms.
.WED NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 25 to
30 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Waves very rough,
diminishing to rough after midnight. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds around 20 kt. Waves choppy. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A chance of showers
in the evening.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ135-252330-
Pamlico Sound-
733 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

.TODAY...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 15 to 20 kt,
increasing to 20 to 25 kt this afternoon. Waves around 3 ft. A
slight chance of showers this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 20 to 25 kt.
Waves around 3 ft. A chance of showers with a slight chance of
tstms.
.TUE...Tropical storm conditions expected. N winds 25 to 35 kt with
gusts up to 45 kt. Waves 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers with a
slight chance of tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions expected. N winds 25 to 35 kt
with gusts up to 45 kt. Waves around 5 ft. Showers likely with a
slight chance of tstms.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 25 to 35 kt with
gusts up to 45 kt. Waves around 5 ft. Showers likely with a slight
chance of tstms.
.WED NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.THU...Tropical storm conditions possible. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves around 2 ft in the morning, then 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ136-252330-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
733 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WATCH IN EFFECT...

.TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.TUE...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 15 to 20 kt,
increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Waves choppy, increasing
to rough in the afternoon. A chance of showers with a slight chance
of tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 20 to
25 kt. Waves rough. A slight chance of tstms in the evening. A
chance of showers.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 20 to 25 kt.
Waves rough. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A chance of showers in the
morning.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ137-252330-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
733 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WATCH IN EFFECT...

.TODAY...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A slight chance of
showers this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms.
.TUE...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 20 to 25 kt.
Waves rough. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 20 to
25 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt after midnight. Waves rough,
increasing to very rough after midnight. A slight chance of tstms in
the evening. A chance of showers.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 20 to 25 kt.
Waves rough. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. NW winds 20 to
25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Waves rough,
diminishing to choppy after midnight. A chance of showers.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A chance of showers in
the morning.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.FRI...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.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ150-252330-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
733 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

.TODAY...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas around 10 ft, building to 12 ft
this afternoon. Near shore, seas around 8 ft, building to 10 ft this
afternoon. Dominant period 14 seconds. A slight chance of showers
this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NE winds around 20 kt. Seas around 14 ft, except 11 to
12 ft near shore. Dominant period 15 seconds. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms.
.TUE...Tropical storm conditions expected. NE winds 25 to 35 kt.
Seas around 16 ft, building to 18 ft in the afternoon. Near shore,
seas around 13 ft, building to 15 ft in the afternoon. Dominant
period 14 seconds. A chance of showers with a slight chance of
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions expected. N winds 30 to 35 kt
with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas around 18 ft, except around 16 ft near
shore. Dominant period 13 seconds. A chance of showers with a slight
chance of tstms.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds around 35 kt with
gusts up to 45 kt. Seas around 18 ft. Showers likely with a slight
chance of tstms.
.WED NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.THU...Tropical storm conditions possible. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 5 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ152-252330-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
733 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

.TODAY...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 20 to 25 kt.
Seas around 13 ft, building to 15 ft this afternoon. Dominant period
15 seconds. A slight chance of showers this morning, then a chance
of showers this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 20 to 25 kt,
increasing to 25 to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 17 to 18 ft. Dominant
period 15 seconds. A chance of showers with a slight chance of
tstms.
.TUE...Tropical storm conditions expected. NE winds 25 to 35 kt,
becoming N 30 to 40 kt in the afternoon. Seas 20 to 21 ft. Dominant
period 14 seconds. Showers likely with a slight chance of tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions expected. N winds 35 to 40 kt
with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas around 21 ft. Dominant period
13 seconds. Showers likely with a slight chance of tstms.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 35 to 40 kt with
gusts up to 50 kt. Seas around 20 ft. Showers likely with a slight
chance of tstms.
.WED NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.THU...Tropical storm conditions possible. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 11 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 5 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ154-252330-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
733 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

.TODAY...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 20 to 25 kt.
Seas around 14 ft, building to 16 ft this afternoon. Dominant period
15 seconds. A slight chance of showers this morning, then a chance
of showers this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Tropical storm conditions expected. NE winds 25 to 35 kt.
Seas around 18 ft, building to 20 ft after midnight. Dominant period
15 seconds. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.TUE...Tropical storm conditions expected. N winds 30 to 40 kt with
gusts up to 50 kt. Seas around 21 ft. Dominant period 14 seconds.
Showers likely with a slight chance of tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions expected. N winds 35 to 40 kt
with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas 20 to 21 ft. Dominant period
12 seconds. Showers likely with a slight chance of tstms.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 35 to 40 kt with
gusts up to 50 kt. Seas 18 to 19 ft. Showers likely with a slight
chance of tstms.
.WED NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.THU...Tropical storm conditions possible. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas around 8 ft, subsiding to 6 ft in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds around 10 kt. Seas around 5 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ156-252330-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
733 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

.TODAY...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 20 to 25 kt,
increasing to 25 to 30 kt this afternoon. Seas around 13 ft,
building to 15 ft this afternoon. Dominant period 15 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, increasing to very rough this
afternoon. A slight chance of showers this morning, then a chance of
showers this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 25 to 30 kt
with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 16 to 17 ft. Dominant period
15 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough. A chance of
showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.TUE...Tropical storm conditions expected. N winds 25 to 35 kt with
gusts up to 45 kt. Seas around 17 ft. Dominant period 13 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough. Showers likely with a slight
chance of tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions expected. N winds 30 to
35 kt, becoming 25 to 35 kt after midnight. Seas around 16 ft.
Dominant period 12 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers extremely
rough, diminishing to very rough after midnight. Showers likely with
a slight chance of tstms.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible. NW winds 25 to 35 kt with
gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 14 to 15 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers very
rough. A slight chance of tstms. Showers likely, mainly in the
morning.
.WED NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. NW winds 25 to
30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 12 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers very rough. A chance of showers.
.THU...Tropical storm conditions possible. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas around 7 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy,
diminishing to a moderate chop in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-252330-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
733 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

.TODAY...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 20 to 25 kt,
increasing to 25 to 30 kt this afternoon. Seas around 13 ft,
building to 15 ft this afternoon. Near shore, seas around 8 ft.
Dominant period 14 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough,
increasing to very rough this afternoon. A slight chance of showers
this morning, then a chance of showers this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 25 to 30 kt,
becoming N 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Seas around 15 ft, except
around 9 ft near shore. Dominant period 14 seconds. Adjacent sounds
and rivers very rough, diminishing to rough after midnight. A chance
of showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.TUE...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 25 to 30 kt with
gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 15 to 16 ft, except around 8 ft near shore.
Dominant period 13 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough. A
chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions expected. N winds 25 to 30 kt
with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 13 to 14 ft, except 6 to 7 ft near
shore. Dominant period 13 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers very
rough. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible. NW winds 25 to 30 kt.
Seas 11 to 12 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough. A chance of
showers.
.WED NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. NW winds 20 to
25 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. A chance of
showers.
.THU...Tropical storm conditions possible. A chance of showers in
the morning.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, diminishing to light chop in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$



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