Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
331 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 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

AMZ100-231930-
331 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
High pressure to the north will weaken and slide offshore today, as
a strong cold front approaches from the west. The front will move
across the area Tuesday and Tuesday night. High pressure will build
over the area Wednesday through Friday. Another cold front will
approach next weekend.

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AMZ130-231930-
Albemarle Sound-
331 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late this
morning and afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Patchy fog early this
morning. A slight chance of showers early this afternoon. A slight
chance of showers and tstms late.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with frequent gusts to 25 kt late.
Waves around 2 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the
evening, then showers likely with a chance of tstms after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms in the morning, then showers likely with a slight
chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
1 to 2 ft. Showers likely with a slight chance of tstms in the
evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ131-231930-
Alligator River-
331 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt this
afternoon. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop this
afternoon. Patchy fog early this morning. A slight chance of showers
early this afternoon. A slight chance of showers and tstms late.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves choppy. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms in the evening, then showers likely
with a chance of tstms after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves choppy. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms in the morning, then showers likely with a slight
chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after midnight. Showers
likely with a slight chance of tstms in the evening, then a chance
of showers after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Waves a moderate
chop, diminishing to light chop.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ135-231930-
Pamlico Sound-
331 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt late. Waves 1
ft, then around 2 ft this afternoon. A slight chance of showers late
this morning and early afternoon. A slight chance of showers and
tstms late.
.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms in the
evening, then showers likely with a chance of tstms after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Showers likely with a chance of tstms in the morning, then showers
likely with a slight chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming W
10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft in the evening, then
1 ft. Showers likely with a slight chance of tstms in the evening,
then a chance of showers after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2
ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Waves 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ136-231930-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
331 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts to
20 kt this afternoon. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate
chop this afternoon. A slight chance of showers early this afternoon.
A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms late.
.TONIGHT...S winds around 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening, then showers with a chance of
tstms after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. Showers with a
chance of tstms in the morning, then showers likely with a slight
chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
light chop. A slight chance of tstms in the evening. A chance of
showers.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ137-231930-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
331 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts to
20 kt this afternoon. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate
chop this afternoon. A slight chance of showers late this morning and
early afternoon. A slight chance of tstms this afternoon. A chance
of showers late.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A chance of showers
and tstms in the evening, then showers with a chance of tstms after
midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. Showers with a chance of
tstms in the morning, then showers likely with a slight chance of
tstms in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
a moderate chop. Showers likely with a slight chance of tstms in the
evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves a
moderate chop, diminishing to light chop.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Waves light chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ150-231930-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
331 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 2
to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft late. Dominant period 8 seconds. A
slight chance of showers early this afternoon. A slight chance of
showers and tstms late.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts
up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 8 ft, except 4 to 6 ft near
shore. Dominant period 6 seconds. A slight chance of showers and
tstms in the evening, then a chance of showers and tstms after
midnight.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft,
except 5 to 7 ft near shore. Dominant period 7 seconds. Showers
likely with a chance of tstms in the morning, then showers likely
with a slight chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming SW
10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 6 to 9 ft, subsiding to 5 to 7 ft
after midnight. Near shore, seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. Showers likely with a slight chance of tstms in the
evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.
.WED...NW winds around 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers,
mainly in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ152-231930-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
331 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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

.TODAY...SE winds 5 to 10 kt early, increasing to 15 to 20 kt this
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft this afternoon.
Dominant period 8 seconds. A slight chance of showers late this
morning and early afternoon. A slight chance of showers and tstms
late.
.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A slight chance of showers and
tstms in the evening, then a chance of showers and tstms after
midnight.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Showers
likely with a chance of tstms in the morning, then showers likely
with a slight chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming SW
15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. Showers likely with a slight chance of tstms in the
evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of showers,
mainly in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.FRI...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming S. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ154-231930-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
331 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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

.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt this
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft this afternoon.
Dominant period 8 seconds. A slight chance of showers. A slight
chance of tstms late.
.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft, building to 7 to 9 ft after midnight. Dominant period
6 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the evening, then
a chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Showers
likely with a chance of tstms in the morning, then showers likely
with a slight chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming W
15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 8 to 11 ft, subsiding to 6 to 9 ft
after midnight. Dominant period 8 seconds. Showers likely with a
slight chance of tstms in the evening, then a chance of showers after
midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of showers,
mainly in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.FRI...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming S. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ156-231930-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
331 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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

.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt this
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft this afternoon.
Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, increasing to choppy this afternoon. A slight chance of
showers. A slight chance of tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. A
chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms in the evening, then
showers likely with a chance of tstms after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. Showers
likely with a chance of tstms in the morning, then showers likely
with a slight chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming W
10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, diminishing to a
moderate chop after midnight. Showers likely with a slight chance of
tstms in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to light chop.
.FRI...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers flat, increasing to light chop.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-231930-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
331 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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

.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, increasing to 15
to 20 kt this afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft this
afternoon. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a
moderate chop, increasing to choppy this afternoon. A slight chance
of showers until late afternoon. A slight chance of tstms this
afternoon. A chance of showers late.
.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft after midnight. Dominant period 7
seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. A chance of showers and
tstms in the evening, then showers with a chance of tstms after
midnight.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft,
except 5 to 8 ft near shore. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers rough. Showers with a chance of tstms in the
morning, then showers likely with a slight chance of tstms in the
afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 8 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft after midnight.
Near shore, seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft after midnight.
Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy,
diminishing to a moderate chop after midnight. A slight chance of
tstms in the evening. A chance of showers.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers light chop.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$


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