Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1014 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

AMZ100-242100-
1014 AM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
A cold front will push south of the area this morning with high
pressure building in from the north today and tonight. The high will
move offshore Friday with a Bermuda high pattern returning for the
weekend. Tropical moisture will begin streaming through the region
especially for the latter part of Memorial Day weekend through mid
week next week.

$$

AMZ130-242100-
Albemarle Sound-
1014 AM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...E winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves
1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of showers
and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a chance
of tstms, then a chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ131-242100-
Alligator River-
1014 AM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves
flat, increasing to light chop in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.MON...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers likely with
a chance of tstms, then a chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ135-242100-
Pamlico Sound-
1014 AM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of showers
and tstms in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft, then 1 ft. A chance
of showers and tstms.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft, then 1 ft. Showers
likely with a chance of tstms, then a chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ136-242100-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
1014 AM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.REST OF TODAY...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms, then a chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ137-242100-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
1014 AM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.REST OF TODAY...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...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. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt. Waves a moderate
chop, diminishing to light chop. Showers likely with a chance of
tstms, then a chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ150-242100-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
1014 AM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant
period 6 seconds.
.TONIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms, then a chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ152-242100-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
1014 AM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant
period 5 seconds.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds.
.SAT...SW winds around 10 kt, increasing to around 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas around 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft, building to 4 to
6 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. A chance of tstms.
Showers likely.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ154-242100-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
1014 AM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant
period 5 seconds.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant
period 8 seconds.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft.
A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft,
subsiding to 6 to 7 ft. A chance of tstms. Showers likely.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ156-242100-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
1014 AM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant
period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 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...SW winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. A slight chance of tstms. A slight chance of
showers in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers. A
chance of tstms.
.MON...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop. A
chance of tstms. Showers likely.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-242100-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
1014 AM EDT Thu May 24 2018

.REST OF TODAY...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant
period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A
slight chance of showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light
chop. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers with a slight chance of
tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 8 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of tstms. A
chance of showers, then showers likely.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. A chance of tstms. Showers likely.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$


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