Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1024 PM EDT Tue May 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

AMZ100-231015-
1024 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
High pressure will continue offshore through Wednesday. A cold
front will move through the area late Wednesday night 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.

$$

AMZ130-231015-
Albemarle Sound-
1024 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft. A
slight chance of showers late.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves around 2 ft in the morning, then 1 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms in the morning, then showers and tstms likely in
the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely, mainly in the evening.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ131-231015-
Alligator River-
1024 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms in the morning, then showers and tstms likely in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. Showers and tstms
likely, mainly in the evening.
.THU...N winds around 5 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
flat, increasing to light chop in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...E 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.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ135-231015-
Pamlico Sound-
1024 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft A chance of showers and
tstms.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms likely, mainly in the
evening.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of showers
and tstms in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A
chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ136-231015-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
1024 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
light chop, diminishing to flat after midnight. Showers and tstms
likely, mainly in the evening.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves light
chop, diminishing to flat in the afternoon. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the morning.
.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...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ137-231015-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
1024 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.WED...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
light chop, diminishing to flat after midnight. A chance of showers.
A chance of tstms, mainly in the evening.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves light
chop. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms in the
morning.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ150-231015-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
1024 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms in the morning, then
showers and tstms likely in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Showers and tstms likely,
mainly in the evening.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.FRI...SE winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas around
2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN...S winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ152-231015-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
1024 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.THU...NE winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.FRI...E winds around 5 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.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. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ154-231015-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
1024 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms late.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening, then showers and tstms likely
after midnight.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ156-231015-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
1024 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A slight chance of
showers and tstms late.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 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. A
chance of showers and tstms in the evening, then showers and tstms
likely after midnight.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a
moderate chop. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms in
the morning, then a slight chance of showers and tstms in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, diminishing to light chop after midnight. A slight chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 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.
.SAT...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.
.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.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-231015-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
1024 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 6
seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...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 in the evening, then showers and tstms likely
after midnight.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas around
3 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, diminishing to light chop after midnight. A chance of showers
and tstms, mainly in the evening.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop.
.SAT...S 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.
.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.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$


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