Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
301 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 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

AMZ100-230630-
301 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
A slow moving low pressure system will affect the area Monday
through Tuesday. Another low pressure system is expected to move
through the region late next week.

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AMZ130-230630-
Albemarle Sound-
301 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds around 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Scattered
showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...E winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SE 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers with isolated tstms.
.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. A chance of showers.
.WED...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ131-230630-
Alligator River-
301 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...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. Waves a moderate chop. Scattered
showers in the evening, then showers after midnight.
.TUE...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Waves choppy. Showers with isolated tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming S
10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate
chop after midnight. A chance of showers.
.WED...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU...N winds around 5 kt, becoming SE around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Waves light chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ135-230630-
Pamlico Sound-
301 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft in the
afternoon. Isolated showers in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SE 20 to 25 kt with gusts
up to 30 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Scattered showers in
the evening, then showers after midnight.
.TUE...SE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
Showers with isolated tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, becoming S
15 to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ136-230630-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
301 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. Isolated showers
in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...E winds around 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. Showers.
.TUE...SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves choppy.
Showers with isolated tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming S 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves choppy, diminishing to light chop after midnight. A
chance of showers.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers in
the morning.
.WED NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming S around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ137-230630-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
301 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. Isolated showers
in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy. Showers.
.TUE...SE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves rough.
Showers with isolated tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming S 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves choppy, diminishing to light chop after midnight. A
chance of showers.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers in
the morning.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming S. Waves flat.
.FRI...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ150-230630-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
301 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds.
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
4 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Near shore, seas
3 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft after midnight. Dominant period
6 seconds. Scattered showers in the evening, then showers likely
after midnight.
.TUE...SE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft,
building to 8 to 13 ft in the afternoon. Near shore, seas 5 to 8 ft,
building to 8 to 11 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 8 seconds.
Showers with isolated tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt, becoming S
15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 9 to 13 ft, subsiding to 7 to 10 ft
after midnight. A chance of showers.
.WED...SW winds around 10 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. A chance of showers in
the morning.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ152-230630-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
301 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft, building to 7 to 10 ft after midnight. Dominant period
6 seconds. Scattered showers in the evening, then showers 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. Dominant period 8 seconds.
Showers with isolated tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, becoming S
15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 10 to 14 ft, subsiding to 8 to
11 ft after midnight. A chance of showers.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. A chance of showers in
the morning.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...NW winds around 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...S winds around 5 kt, becoming SW. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ154-230630-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
301 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.MON...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming SE 25 to 35 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 8 ft, building to 8 to 11 ft after midnight.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Scattered showers in the evening, then
showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...SE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft,
building to 12 to 14 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 8 seconds.
Showers with isolated tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, becoming S
15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 9 to 14 ft,
subsiding to 8 to 11 ft after midnight. A chance of showers.
.WED...SW winds around 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. A chance of showers in
the morning.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW around 5 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ156-230630-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
301 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...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. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. Isolated showers in
the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt after
midnight. Seas 6 to 9 ft, building to 8 to 11 ft after midnight.
Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough,
increasing to very rough after midnight. Showers.
.TUE...SE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough.
Showers with isolated tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt, becoming
SW 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 8 to 11 ft, subsiding to 6 to
9 ft after midnight. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, diminishing
to choppy after midnight. A chance of showers.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop.
.THU...W winds around 5 kt, becoming SW. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers flat.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop. A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-230630-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
301 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...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, 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. Isolated showers in
the morning, then scattered showers in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming SE 25 to 35 kt after
midnight. Seas 7 to 10 ft, building to 9 to 12 ft after midnight.
Near shore, seas 6 to 9 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers rough, increasing to very rough after midnight.
Showers likely in the evening, then showers with isolated tstms
after midnight.
.TUE...SE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, diminishing to
15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 9 to
12 ft, except 7 to 10 ft near shore. Dominant period 9 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough, diminishing to choppy in the
afternoon. Showers with isolated tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft, subsiding to 5 to
8 ft after midnight. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A
chance of showers.
.WED...SW winds around 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop. A chance of showers in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, diminishing to light chop after midnight.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers light chop, diminishing to flat.
.FRI...SW winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers flat, increasing to light chop.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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