Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1024 AM EDT Mon May 21 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

AMZ100-212215-
1024 AM EDT Mon May 21 2018

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
Tropical moisture will continue over the area into mid week
with high pressure centered offshore. A weak backdoor front
will briefly drop into the area this afternoon and lift back
north this evening. A cold front will move through the area
Thursday morning.

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AMZ130-212215-
Albemarle Sound-
1024 AM EDT Mon May 21 2018

.REST OF TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE late. Waves 1 ft. A
chance of showers late this morning, then a chance of showers and
tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves
1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening, then a slight
chance of showers after midnight.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms, mainly in the evening.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
1 ft. Showers and tstms likely, mainly in the evening.
.THU...NE winds around 10 kt, becoming E. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Waves 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ131-212215-
Alligator River-
1024 AM EDT Mon May 21 2018

.REST OF TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E late. Waves light
chop. A chance of showers late this morning. A chance of tstms early
this afternoon, then showers and tstms likely late.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers and tstms
likely in the evening, then a slight chance of showers after
midnight.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance
of showers and tstms, mainly in the evening.
.WED...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
light chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Waves light chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ135-212215-
Pamlico Sound-
1024 AM EDT Mon May 21 2018

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance
of showers late this morning, then a slight chance of showers and
tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms, mainly in the evening.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft in the
afternoon. A chance of showers and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Waves 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ136-212215-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
1024 AM EDT Mon May 21 2018

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight
chance of showers late this morning. A chance of showers and tstms
early this afternoon, then showers and tstms likely late.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers and tstms, mainly in the evening.
.WED...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers and tstms
likely.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming S. Waves flat.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ137-212215-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
1024 AM EDT Mon May 21 2018

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight
chance of showers late this morning, then a slight chance of showers
and tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the evening.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop in the
afternoon. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers and tstms.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance
of showers and tstms.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Waves light chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ150-212215-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
1024 AM EDT Mon May 21 2018

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE late. Seas around
3 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. A chance of showers late this
morning, then a chance of showers and tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the evening.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms, mainly in the evening.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
around 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ152-212215-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
1024 AM EDT Mon May 21 2018

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Dominant
period 8 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms this
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the evening.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds around 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms, mainly in the evening.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas around
3 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas around 3 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ154-212215-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
1024 AM EDT Mon May 21 2018

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds around 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Dominant
period 8 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds around 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Dominant
period 6 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas around 4 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ156-212215-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
1024 AM EDT Mon May 21 2018

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds around 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant
period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 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. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light
chop.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers light chop.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ158-212215-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
1024 AM EDT Mon May 21 2018

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant
period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 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. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light
chop.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers light chop.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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