Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
207 AM EDT Thu May 24 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

AMZ100-241415-
207 AM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
A cold front will move through the area late tonight followed
by high pressure building in from the north Thursday. The high
will move offshore Friday with a Bermuda high pattern returning
for the weekend.

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AMZ130-241415-
Albemarle Sound-
207 AM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ131-241415-
Alligator River-
207 AM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance
of showers and tstms in the evening.
.SUN...S winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.MON...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers and tstms
likely.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ135-241415-
Pamlico Sound-
207 AM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ136-241415-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
207 AM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. A slight chance
of showers and tstms.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...S winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ137-241415-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
207 AM EDT Thu May 24 2018

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

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ150-241415-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
207 AM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds around 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant
period 6 seconds.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds.
.FRI...SE winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas around 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ152-241415-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
207 AM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant
period 6 seconds.
.THU...N winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft. A
chance of showers and tstms.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ154-241415-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
207 AM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant
period 6 seconds.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant
period 8 seconds.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
A chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ156-241415-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
207 AM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant
period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. Showers
likely with a slight chance of tstms.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A slight
chance of tstms. A chance of showers, mainly in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop,
increasing to a moderate chop in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy. A
chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-241415-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
207 AM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant
period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. Showers
likely with a slight chance of tstms.
.THU...N winds around 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light
chop. A chance of showers. A slight chance of tstms in the morning,
then a chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...E winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop,
increasing to a moderate chop in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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