Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
927 PM EDT Sat Apr 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

AMZ100-220915-
927 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
High pressure will continue to build over the region through the
weekend. A slow moving low pressure system will affect the area
Monday through Wednesday. A cold front is expected to push
through the region late next week.

$$

AMZ130-220915-
Albemarle Sound-
927 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves
1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
rain in the evening, then rain likely after midnight.
.TUE...E winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Rain likely.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt,
diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves around 2 ft. Rain
likely in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

AMZ131-220915-
Alligator River-
927 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.OVERNIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, increasing to choppy after
midnight. A chance of rain in the evening, then rain likely after
midnight.
.TUE...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. Rain likely.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop after
midnight. Rain likely in the evening, then showers likely after
midnight.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

$$

AMZ135-220915-
Pamlico Sound-
927 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A slight chance of
rain in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with
gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain
in the evening, then rain likely after midnight.
.TUE...SE winds 25 to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming S
10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain in the evening,
then showers likely after midnight.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

AMZ136-220915-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
927 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight chance
of rain in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. Rain likely.
.TUE...SE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves rough.
Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming S 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves choppy, diminishing to light chop after midnight.
Rain in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

$$

AMZ137-220915-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
927 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight chance
of rain in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. Rain likely.
.TUE...SE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves rough.
Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop after
midnight. Rain in the evening, then a chance of showers after
midnight.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

$$

AMZ150-220915-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
927 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 5
seconds.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds.
.MON...E winds around 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
4 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to
8 ft after midnight. A chance of rain in the evening, then rain
likely after midnight.
.TUE...E winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming SE 25 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 7 to 10 ft, building to 9 to 12 ft in the afternoon.
Rain likely.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt,
diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 9 to 12 ft. Rain
likely in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft, subsiding to 5 to 7 ft.
A chance of showers.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

AMZ152-220915-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
927 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 5
seconds.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
4 seconds.
.MON...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
4 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft after midnight. A chance of rain in the
evening, then rain likely after midnight.
.TUE...SE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft,
building to 11 to 14 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming S
15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 11 to 14 ft, subsiding to 9 to
12 ft after midnight. Rain in the evening, then showers likely after
midnight.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft, subsiding to 5 to
7 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

AMZ154-220915-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
927 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
4 seconds.
.MON...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. A slight chance of rain in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming SE 25 to 30 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 8 ft, building to 8 to 11 ft after midnight. A
chance of rain in the evening, then rain likely after midnight.
.TUE...SE winds 30 to 35 kt, becoming 25 to 35 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 10 to 14 ft, building to 12 to 15 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt, becoming S
15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 10 to 14 ft, subsiding to 9 to
12 ft after midnight. Rain in the evening, then showers likely after
midnight.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft, subsiding to 5 to
7 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

AMZ156-220915-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
927 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.OVERNIGHT...E winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 6
seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
4 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.MON...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas
4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers
choppy. A slight chance of rain in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft, building to 9 to
12 ft after midnight. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough. Rain
likely.
.TUE...SE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 10 to
15 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming S
15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 8 to 13 ft, subsiding to 7 to 10 ft
after midnight. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, diminishing to
choppy after midnight. Rain in the evening, then showers likely
after midnight.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft, subsiding to 5 to 7 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.

$$

AMZ158-220915-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
927 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
4 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy after midnight.
.MON...E winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up
to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 5 to 8 ft in
the afternoon. Near shore, seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft in
the afternoon. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers
choppy, increasing to rough in the afternoon. A slight chance of
showers in the morning, then a chance of rain in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming SE 25 to 30 kt after
midnight. Seas 6 to 9 ft, building to 9 to 12 ft after midnight.
Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, increasing to very rough after
midnight. Rain.
.TUE...SE winds 25 to 30 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 8 to 13 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough,
diminishing to rough in the afternoon. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy,
diminishing to a moderate chop after midnight. Rain in the evening,
then a chance of showers after midnight.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.

$$



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