Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1245 AM EST Thu Nov 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

AMZ100-231330-
1245 AM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
High pressure will build into the region tonight through Friday. Low
pressure will move across south and east of the area Friday into early
Saturday, followed by a dry cold front Saturday night. High pressure
will build in from the west Sunday and Monday and will extend over the
area Tuesday.

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AMZ130-231330-
Albemarle Sound-
1245 AM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Waves 1 to 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 around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft
after midnight.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves around
2 ft, then 1 ft.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Waves 1 ft.

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AMZ131-231330-
Alligator River-
1245 AM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Waves a moderate chop.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt in the
afternoon. Waves light chop, diminishing to flat in the afternoon.
.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...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after
midnight.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E. Waves light chop, diminishing
to flat.

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AMZ135-231330-
Pamlico Sound-
1245 AM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves around 2 ft in the morning, then 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. A slight chance of
showers after midnight.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft
after midnight.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE. Waves 1 ft.

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AMZ136-231330-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
1245 AM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt in the
afternoon. Waves light chop, diminishing to flat in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Waves light
chop.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.MON...N winds around 5 kt, becoming E around 5 kt. Waves flat.

$$

AMZ137-231330-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
1245 AM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop late.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Waves light
chop.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after
midnight.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves a
moderate chop, diminishing to light chop.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE. Waves light chop,
diminishing to flat.

$$

AMZ150-231330-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
1245 AM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Dominant
period 6 seconds.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon.
Dominant period 9 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft,
subsiding to 2 to 3 ft.

$$

AMZ152-231330-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
1245 AM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 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.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft. A slight chance
of showers after midnight.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Seas
around 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.

$$

AMZ154-231330-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
1245 AM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant
period 9 seconds.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. A slight chance
of showers.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A slight chance of
showers after midnight.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Seas
around 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

AMZ156-231330-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
1245 AM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant
period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft
in the afternoon. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after midnight.
A slight chance of showers.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds around 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.SAT...NE winds around 10 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, increasing to choppy after midnight.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate
chop.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light
chop.

$$

AMZ158-231330-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
1245 AM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, except
around 3 ft near shore. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft
in the afternoon. Near shore, seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 9
seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A slight chance
of showers in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft, except 2 to 3 ft near shore. Dominant
period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing
to a moderate chop after midnight. A slight chance of showers.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers after
midnight.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to
light chop.

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