Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
121 PM EDT Fri Jul 28 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

AMZ100-290045-
121 PM EDT Fri Jul 28 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
A cold front will approach from the northwest today and move
offshore late Saturday. High pressure will build behind the front
Sunday into the middle of next week.

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AMZ130-290045-
Albemarle Sound-
121 PM EDT Fri Jul 28 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft this afternoon. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TONIGHT...SW winds around 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Showers and
tstms likely.
.SAT...W winds around 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
tstms in the evening. A chance of showers.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Waves around
2 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Waves 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ131-290045-
Alligator River-
121 PM EDT Fri Jul 28 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A
chance of showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. Showers and
tstms likely.
.SAT...W winds around 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. Showers and
tstms likely.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A chance of tstms
in the evening. A chance of showers.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A chance of showers with a
slight chance of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. A chance of showers
in the evening.
.MON...N winds around 15 kt, becoming NW. Waves a moderate chop,
diminishing to light chop.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Waves light chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ135-290045-
Pamlico Sound-
121 PM EDT Fri Jul 28 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SW 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms late this morning, then a chance of showers and
tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers and
tstms likely, mainly in the evening.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW. Waves 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ136-290045-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
121 PM EDT Fri Jul 28 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A
slight chance of showers and tstms late this morning, then a chance
of showers and tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. Showers and
tstms likely.
.SAT...W winds around 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. Showers and
tstms likely.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds around 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance
of tstms in the evening. A chance of showers.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight chance
of tstms. A chance of showers, mainly in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW. Waves light chop,
diminishing to flat.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ137-290045-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
121 PM EDT Fri Jul 28 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A
slight chance of showers and tstms late this morning, then a chance
of showers and tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. Showers and
tstms likely.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. Showers and tstms
likely.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. Showers and tstms
likely in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, increasing to choppy in the
afternoon. A slight chance of tstms. A chance of showers, mainly in
the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop after
midnight.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW. Waves light chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ150-290045-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
121 PM EDT Fri Jul 28 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant
period 7 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Showers and tstms likely.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. Showers and tstms likely.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, except 3 to 4 ft
near shore. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. A chance of showers. A
chance of tstms, mainly in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. A chance of
showers.
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE...N winds around 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding
to 2 to 4 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ152-290045-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
121 PM EDT Fri Jul 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant
period 7 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Showers and tstms likely.
.SAT...SW winds around 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. Showers and tstms likely.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. Showers and tstms likely, mainly in the evening.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. A chance of showers. A
chance of tstms, mainly in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. A chance of
showers.
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft,
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ154-290045-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
121 PM EDT Fri Jul 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant
period 7 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms late this
morning, then a chance of showers and tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Showers and tstms likely.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. Showers and tstms likely.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. Showers and tstms likely, mainly in the evening.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of showers. A
chance of tstms, mainly in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of
showers.
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft,
subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ156-290045-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
121 PM EDT Fri Jul 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant
period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A slight chance
of showers and tstms late this morning, then a chance of showers and
tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. Showers and tstms
likely.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. Showers and tstms
likely.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. Showers and tstms
likely, mainly in the evening.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy. A chance of showers. A chance of tstms, mainly in the
morning.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds around 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy. A chance of showers.
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate
chop.
.TUE...NW winds around 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers light chop.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-290045-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
121 PM EDT Fri Jul 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant
period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A
chance of showers and tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. Showers and tstms
likely.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers rough, diminishing to choppy in the afternoon.
Showers and tstms likely.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, except 3 to 5 ft
near shore. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers
choppy. Showers and tstms likely, mainly in the evening.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy. A chance of showers and tstms, mainly in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy.
.MON...N 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.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers light chop.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$



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