Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
928 PM EST Sun Dec 10 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

AMZ100-111015-
928 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
High pressure will build south of the region tonight and Monday. Two
dry cold fronts will pass through this week, the first one Tuesday,
the second one Thursday night.

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AMZ130-111015-
Albemarle Sound-
928 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves
around 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves around 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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AMZ131-111015-
Alligator River-
928 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

$$

AMZ135-111015-
Pamlico Sound-
928 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3
ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft, then 2 to 3 ft after midnight.
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves
around 3 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around
3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing
to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

$$

AMZ136-111015-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
928 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after
midnight.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds around 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.WED...NW winds around 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

$$

AMZ137-111015-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
928 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after
midnight.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Waves a moderate
chop, diminishing to light chop.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

$$

AMZ150-111015-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
928 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4
ft. Dominant period 8 seconds.
.MON...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft in the afternoon.
Dominant period 4 seconds, increasing to 9 seconds in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds.
.TUE...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft,
except around 3 ft near shore. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing
to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 2 to
4 ft after midnight.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

AMZ152-111015-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
928 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4
ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.MON...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds.
.TUE...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Dominant period 6 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing
to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.


$$

AMZ154-111015-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
928 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

.OVERNIGHT...W winds around 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4
ft. Dominant period 8 seconds.
.MON...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with
gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas around 3 ft, building to 4 to
6 ft after midnight. Dominant period 8 seconds.
.TUE...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft,
building to 7 to 9 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming W
15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...W winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.


$$

AMZ156-111015-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
928 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4
ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the
afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft after midnight.
Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, increasing to choppy after midnight.
.TUE...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers rough.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing
to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop after midnight.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, increasing to rough.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop.

$$

AMZ158-111015-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
928 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the
afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft after midnight. Near
shore, seas around 2 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft after midnight.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, increasing to choppy after midnight.
.TUE...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough,
diminishing to choppy in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy,
diminishing to a moderate chop after midnight.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft,
building to 5 to 7 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop,
increasing to rough.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.

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