Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
931 AM EDT Thu Apr 25 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

AMZ100-252130-
931 AM EDT Thu Apr 25 2019

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
A cold front will move through late Friday and Friday evening,
followed by high pressure for the weekend.  Another cold front will
move through the area Monday.

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AMZ230-252130-
Albemarle Sound-
931 AM EDT Thu Apr 25 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers with a slight
chance of tstms in the morning, then showers and tstms likely in the
afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers and tstms likely in the evening,
then a chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms after
midnight.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to
10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ231-252130-
Croatan and Roanoke Sounds-
931 AM EDT Thu Apr 25 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up
to 30 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft in the
afternoon. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms in the
morning, then showers and tstms likely in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves
around 2 ft. Showers and tstms likely in the evening, then a chance
of showers with a slight chance of tstms after midnight.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to
10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves around 2 ft in the morning, then
1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ131-252130-
Alligator River-
931 AM EDT Thu Apr 25 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.TONIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, increasing to choppy in the
afternoon. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms in the
morning, then showers and tstms likely in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. Showers and tstms
likely in the evening, then a chance of showers with a slight chance
of tstms after midnight.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the
afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE 5 to 10 kt. Waves a
moderate chop, diminishing to light chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ135-252130-
Pamlico Sound-
931 AM EDT Thu Apr 25 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 kt this
afternoon. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up
to 30 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers with
a slight chance of tstms in the morning, then showers and tstms
likely in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves
2 to 4 ft. Showers and tstms likely in the evening, then a chance of
showers with a slight chance of tstms after midnight.
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming W 10 to
15 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE. Waves around 2 ft, then
1 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ136-252130-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
931 AM EDT Thu Apr 25 2019

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.TONIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, increasing to choppy in the
afternoon. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms in the
morning, then showers and tstms likely in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. Showers and
tstms likely in the evening, then a chance of showers with a slight
chance of tstms after midnight.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W. Waves a moderate chop,
diminishing to light chop.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE. Waves light chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ137-252130-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
931 AM EDT Thu Apr 25 2019

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop late.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, increasing to choppy in the
afternoon. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms in the
morning, then showers and tstms likely in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. Showers and tstms
likely in the evening, then a chance of showers with a slight chance
of tstms after midnight.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the
afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W. Waves a moderate chop.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Waves light chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ150-252130-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
931 AM EDT Thu Apr 25 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.FRI...S winds around 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up
to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 4 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft
in the afternoon. Near shore, seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms in the
morning, then showers and tstms likely in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
5 to 7 ft, except 4 to 5 ft near shore. Dominant period 7 seconds.
Showers and tstms likely in the evening, then a chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms after midnight.
.SAT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to
10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.


Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ152-252130-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
931 AM EDT Thu Apr 25 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 kt this
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming S 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to
30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 8 ft in the
afternoon. Dominant period 5 seconds. A chance of showers with a
slight chance of tstms in the morning, then showers and tstms likely
in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
6 to 9 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Showers and tstms likely in
the evening, then showers likely with a slight chance of tstms after
midnight.
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming W 10 to
15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...NE winds around 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ154-252130-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
931 AM EDT Thu Apr 25 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt
late. Seas around 4 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds, increasing to
10 seconds this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds.
.FRI...SW 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 6 to 9 ft in
the afternoon. Dominant period 5 seconds. A chance of showers with a
slight chance of tstms in the morning, then showers and tstms likely
in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
7 to 10 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. Showers and tstms likely in
the evening, then showers likely with a slight chance of tstms after
midnight.
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming W 15 to
20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 8 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft in
the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ156-252130-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
931 AM EDT Thu Apr 25 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt
late. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds, increasing to
10 seconds this afternoon. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, increasing to choppy late.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.
.FRI...SW 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. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers
choppy, increasing to rough in the afternoon. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms in the morning, then showers and tstms
likely in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
6 to 9 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers
rough. Showers and tstms likely in the evening, then a chance of
showers with a slight chance of tstms after midnight.
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming W 10 to
15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft in
the afternoon. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, diminishing to a
moderate chop in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers a moderate chop.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-252130-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
931 AM EDT Thu Apr 25 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt
late. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy late.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop after midnight.
.FRI...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 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 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers
choppy, increasing to rough in the afternoon. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms in the morning, then showers and tstms
likely in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
5 to 8 ft, except 5 to 7 ft near shore. Dominant period 7 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. Showers and tstms likely in the
evening, then a chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms
after midnight.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming W 10 to
15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers
choppy, diminishing 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.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.MON...NE winds around 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers light chop.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$


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