Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
353 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019

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

AMZ100-180715-
353 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
Low pressure will track northeast across Eastern NC late tonight and
Sunday. High pressure offshore will extend west into Eastern North
Carolina through mid week. A cold front will approach late week.

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AMZ230-180715-
Albemarle Sound-
353 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of
showers this evening. A chance of tstms. A chance of showers after
midnight.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves
1 ft. Showers likely. A slight chance of tstms in the morning, then
a chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of
tstms. A chance of showers, mainly in the evening.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms in the evening.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
A chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ231-180715-
Croatan and Roanoke Sounds-
353 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019

.TONIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of tstms. A
chance of showers this evening, then showers likely after midnight.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a chance
of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of tstms. A chance of showers,
mainly in the evening.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.TUE...SW winds around 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.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ131-180715-
Alligator River-
353 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers. A chance of tstms until early morning, then a slight chance
of tstms late.
.SUN...S winds around 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves
light chop. Showers likely. A slight chance of tstms in the morning,
then a chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance
of tstms. A chance of showers, mainly in the evening.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves light
chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.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 in the evening.
.WED...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ135-180715-
Pamlico Sound-
353 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft after
midnight. A chance of tstms. A chance of showers this evening, then
showers after midnight.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers with a chance
of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of
tstms. A chance of showers, mainly in the evening.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.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.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft, then 1 ft. A chance
of showers and tstms.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ136-180715-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
353 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of tstms.
A chance of showers this evening, then showers likely after
midnight.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Waves light
chop. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance
of tstms. A chance of showers, mainly in the evening.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers and tstms, mainly in the evening.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ137-180715-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
353 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
tstms. A chance of showers this evening, then showers likely after
midnight.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. Showers likely
with a chance of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance
of tstms. A chance of showers, mainly in the evening.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers and tstms, mainly in the evening.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves light
chop, increasing to a moderate chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ150-180715-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
353 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. A chance of tstms. A chance of showers until early
morning, then showers likely late.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft, except 2 to 3 ft near shore. Dominant
period 7 seconds. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, except 2 to 3 ft
near shore. Dominant period 6 seconds. A slight chance of tstms. A
chance of showers, mainly in the evening.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.TUE...SW winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ152-180715-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
353 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. A chance of tstms. A chance of showers this evening, then
showers after midnight.
.SUN...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. Showers with a chance of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. A slight chance of tstms. A chance of showers, mainly in
the evening.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.TUE...SW winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ154-180715-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
353 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt late.
Seas 4 to 5 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. A chance of tstms.
Showers.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. Showers with a chance of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. A slight chance of tstms. A chance of showers, mainly in
the evening.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.TUE...SW winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ156-180715-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
353 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy after midnight. A
chance of tstms. Showers.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the morning. Seas
5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers
choppy. Showers with a chance of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A slight
chance of tstms. A chance of showers, mainly in the evening.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers light chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-180715-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
353 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy after midnight. A
chance of tstms. Showers.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft, except 3 to 5 ft near shore. Dominant
period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to
a moderate chop in the afternoon. A chance of tstms. Showers, mainly
in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers and tstms.
.MON...SW winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 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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