Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
111 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 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

AMZ100-251315-
111 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
Low pressure over the southeast states will move northeast Wednesday
and push a cold front through the area Wednesday night. Several weak
disturbances will affect the area late Thursday into the weekend.

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AMZ130-251315-
Albemarle Sound-
111 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Scattered
tstms with a chance of showers.
.WED...S winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of showers
and tstms in the morning, then scattered tstms with a chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Scattered tstms with a
chance of showers in the evening.
.THU...N winds around 5 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of
showers in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in
the evening.
.SAT...N winds around 5 kt, becoming NW. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ131-251315-
Alligator River-
111 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. Scattered
tstms with a chance of showers.
.WED...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the morning, then scattered tstms with a chance
of showers in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Scattered tstms
with a chance of showers in the evening.
.THU...N winds around 5 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves flat,
increasing to light chop in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. A slight chance of
showers in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. A chance of showers
in the evening.
.SAT...N winds around 5 kt, becoming NW. Waves flat, increasing to
light chop.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves a
moderate chop, diminishing to light chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ135-251315-
Pamlico Sound-
111 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Scattered
tstms with a chance of showers.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft in the
afternoon. A slight chance of showers. A slight chance of tstms in
the morning, then scattered tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves around 2 ft in the evening, then 1 ft. Scattered
tstms with a slight chance of showers in the evening.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of
showers in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ136-251315-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
111 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance of
showers in the morning, then scattered tstms with a chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Scattered tstms
with a chance of showers in the evening.
.THU...N winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves
flat, increasing to light chop in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance
of showers in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.SAT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E. Waves light chop, diminishing
to flat.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ137-251315-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
111 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED...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. Scattered tstms with a chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Scattered tstms
with a chance of showers in the evening.
.THU...N winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves
flat, increasing to light chop in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance
of showers in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.SAT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E around 5 kt. Waves a moderate
chop, diminishing to flat.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ150-251315-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
111 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt
late. Seas 8 to 11 ft, except 7 to 9 ft near shore. Dominant period
10 seconds. Scattered tstms with a chance of showers.
.WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft, except 6 to 7 ft near
shore. Dominant period 10 seconds. A slight chance of showers and
tstms in the morning, then scattered tstms with a chance of showers
in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Scattered tstms with a chance of showers in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 4 to
5 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft. A slight chance
of showers in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.
.SAT...N winds around 5 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ152-251315-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
111 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Seas 9 to 12 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. Scattered tstms
with a chance of showers.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. A slight
chance of showers. A slight chance of tstms in the morning, then
scattered tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. A slight chance
of showers and tstms in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A slight chance of
showers in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming W. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.


Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ154-251315-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
111 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. Dominant
period 10 seconds. Scattered tstms with a chance of showers.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. A slight
chance of showers and tstms in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. A slight chance
of showers and tstms in the evening.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas around
5 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas around 4 ft. A slight chance of showers in the
evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft. A chance of
showers.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.


Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ156-251315-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
111 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Dominant
period 10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
Scattered tstms with a slight chance of showers.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop after midnight.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light
chop, diminishing to flat in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop,
increasing to a moderate chop after midnight. A slight chance of
showers in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, diminishing to light chop after midnight. A chance of showers.
.SAT...W winds around 5 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers flat, increasing to a moderate chop.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to light chop.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-251315-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
111 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft, except 5 to
7 ft near shore. Dominant period 10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 5 to 8 ft, except 4 to 6 ft near shore. Dominant
period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop,
increasing to choppy in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft, except 4 to 5 ft near shore. Dominant
period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to
light chop after midnight.
.THU...N winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers flat.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 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 slight chance of
showers in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, diminishing to light chop after midnight. A chance of showers
in the evening.
.SAT...W winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers flat, increasing to light chop.
.SUN...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.

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