Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
401 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 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

AMZ100-221930-
401 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
High pressure will extend over the area from offshore through
Wednesday. A cold front will move through Thursday. Strong high
pressure will build in from the north Friday through the weekend,
while areas of low pressure move along the stalled frontal boundary
off the Southeast coast.

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AMZ130-221930-
Albemarle Sound-
401 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of showers
and tstms in the morning, then a chance of showers and tstms in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms likely,
mainly in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms in the evening.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft, then 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ131-221930-
Alligator River-
401 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Patchy fog early this
morning.
.TONIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the morning, then a chance of showers and tstms
in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers and
tstms likely.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves light
chop. Showers likely. Tstms likely, mainly in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers likely
with a chance of tstms in the evening, then a chance of showers
after midnight.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ135-221930-
Pamlico Sound-
401 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog early this
morning. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of showers
and tstms in the morning, then a chance of showers and tstms in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.THU...NW winds around 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves
1 ft. Showers likely. Tstms likely, mainly in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Showers likely
with a chance of tstms in the evening, then a chance of showers
after midnight.
.FRI...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ136-221930-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
401 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Patchy fog early this
morning. A slight chance of showers and tstms this afternoon. Vsby
1 to 3 NM early this morning.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after
midnight. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.WED...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. Patchy fog in the
morning. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the morning, then a
chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers and
tstms likely.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
light chop. Showers likely. Tstms likely, mainly in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers likely
with a chance of tstms in the evening, then a chance of showers
after midnight.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ137-221930-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
401 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...S winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt late. Waves
flat, increasing to light chop late. Patchy fog early this morning.
A slight chance of showers and tstms. Vsby 1 to 3 NM early this
morning.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers and tstms.
.WED...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the morning, then a chance of showers and tstms
in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers and
tstms likely.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves light
chop. Showers likely. Tstms likely, mainly in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers likely
with a chance of tstms in the evening, then a chance of showers
after midnight.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ150-221930-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
401 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the morning, then
a chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. Showers and tstms likely.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers and tstms likely, mainly in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of tstms
in the evening. A chance of showers.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ152-221930-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
401 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the morning, then
a chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. Showers and tstms likely.
.THU...W winds around 10 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Seas
around 3 ft. Showers likely. Tstms likely, mainly in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely
with a chance of tstms in the evening, then a chance of showers
after midnight.
.FRI...NE winds around 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ154-221930-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
401 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the evening, then
a chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
.WED...SW winds around 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms, mainly in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Showers and tstms likely.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers likely. Tstms
likely, mainly in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers likely
with a chance of tstms in the evening, then a chance of showers
after midnight.
.FRI...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ156-221930-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
401 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...S winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt this
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers flat, increasing to light chop this afternoon. A
slight chance of showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers and tstms.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. Showers and
tstms likely.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, diminishing to light chop in the afternoon. Showers likely.
Tstms likely, mainly in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop,
increasing to a moderate chop after midnight. A chance of tstms in
the evening. Showers likely.
.FRI...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy. A chance of showers.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-221930-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
401 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...W winds around 5 kt, becoming S late this morning and
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers flat, increasing to light chop late this morning
and afternoon. Patchy fog early this morning. A slight chance of
showers and tstms this morning, then a chance of showers and tstms
this afternoon. Vsby 1 NM or less early this morning.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms, mainly in the evening.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. Showers and
tstms likely.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, diminishing to light chop in the afternoon. Showers likely.
Tstms likely, mainly in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds around 10 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a
moderate chop after midnight. A chance of tstms in the evening.
Showers likely.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$



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