Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
706 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 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

AMZ100-182315-
706 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
A cold front will move into the area tonight and stall. This front
will move south of the area early next week. High pressure builds
back in by Tuesday. Another cold front will approach the area in the
 middle of next week, with unsettled weather expected to continue.

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AMZ130-182315-
Albemarle Sound-
706 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms, mainly in the evening.
.SAT...W winds around 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves
1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Waves
1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms, mainly in the evening.
.SUN...W winds around 5 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
A slight chance of showers and tstms in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ131-182315-
Alligator River-
706 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...S winds 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers and
tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers and tstms, mainly in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers and tstms
likely.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. Showers and tstms
likely, mainly in the evening.
.SUN...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves
flat. A chance of showers and tstms in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ135-182315-
Pamlico Sound-
706 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.TONIGHT...SW winds around 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the evening,
then 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms, mainly in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the morning, then
1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
A chance of showers and tstms, mainly in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...E winds around 5 kt, becoming S around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ136-182315-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
706 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...S winds 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers and
tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers and tstms, mainly in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers and tstms
likely.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers and
tstms likely, mainly in the evening.
.SUN...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves
flat. A chance of showers and tstms, mainly in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ137-182315-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
706 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

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

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ150-182315-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
706 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 7
seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms, mainly in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ152-182315-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
706 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 7
seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...SW winds around 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms, mainly in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms, mainly in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming W around 5 kt after
midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming S around 5 kt. Seas around
2 ft.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ154-182315-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
706 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.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 around 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms, mainly in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers and tstms
likely, mainly in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.MON...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
A chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ156-182315-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
706 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A chance of showers
and tstms, mainly in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. Showers and
tstms likely.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop. Showers and tstms likely, mainly in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers flat. A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a
moderate chop.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-182315-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
706 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A chance of showers
and tstms, mainly in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the
afternoon. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a
moderate chop.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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