Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
600 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

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

AMZ100-211015-
600 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
High pressure will build in from the southwest tonight and
Sunday then slide offshore Monday. A cold front will move
through Tuesday. High pressure will build in from the northwest
late next week then pass offshore next weekend.


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AMZ130-211015-
Albemarle Sound-
600 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming N around 5 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Showers likely,
mainly in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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AMZ131-211015-
Alligator River-
600 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming NE around 5 kt in the
afternoon. Waves flat.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves
flat.
.MON...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after
midnight. A chance of showers.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. Showers likely, mainly in
the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

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AMZ135-211015-
Pamlico Sound-
600 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt in the evening, becoming light and
variable. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...E winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft after midnight. A chance of
showers.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves around 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft, then 1 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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AMZ136-211015-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
600 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...W winds around 5 kt, becoming N around 5 kt in the afternoon.
Waves flat.
.SUN NIGHT...Light and variable winds. Waves flat.
.MON...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after
midnight. A chance of showers.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. Showers likely, mainly in
the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

$$

AMZ137-211015-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
600 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves light
chop, diminishing to flat in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt in the evening, becoming light and
variable. Waves flat.
.MON...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after
midnight. A chance of showers.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. Showers likely, mainly in
the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

$$

AMZ150-211015-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
600 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt in the
afternoon. Seas around 2 ft in the morning, then 1 ft. Dominant
period 9 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas
1 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.MON...S winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 1 ft, then around 2 ft in the afternoon. Dominant
period 9 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE...SW winds around 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

AMZ152-211015-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
600 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt in the evening, becoming light and
variable. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.MON...E winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 1 ft,
then around 2 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with
gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to
5 ft after midnight. A chance of showers.
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
Showers, mainly in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming NW
15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.


$$

AMZ154-211015-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
600 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft after midnight. Dominant
period 6 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.MON...E winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 1 ft,
then around 2 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with
gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 4 to
6 ft after midnight. A chance of showers.
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming NW
15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 8 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft
after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

AMZ156-211015-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
600 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop after midnight.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds, increasing to 10 seconds in the afternoon. Adjacent
sounds and rivers light chop.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt in the evening, becoming light and
variable. Seas 1 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and
rivers flat.
.MON...E winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 1 ft,
then around 2 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 9 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers flat, increasing to light chop in the
afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft after midnight.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy
after midnight. A chance of showers.
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. Showers likely, mainly in the
morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming NW
after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft after
midnight. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.

$$

AMZ158-211015-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
600 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a
moderate chop, diminishing to light chop late.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Seas around
2 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light
chop, diminishing to flat in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers flat.
.MON...E winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 1 ft,
then around 2 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 9 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers flat, increasing to light chop in the
afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft after midnight.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy
after midnight. A chance of showers.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. Showers likely, mainly in the
morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy,
diminishing to a moderate chop after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.

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