Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1015 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 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

AMZ100-261015-
1015 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
Low pressure and a cold front will move through this evening.
Several weak disturbances will affect the area from late Thursday
into the weekend. High pressure will build in by early next week.

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AMZ130-261015-
Albemarle Sound-
1015 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of tstms in
the morning. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of showers.
.SAT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Waves 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ131-261015-
Alligator River-
1015 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.OVERNIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU...N winds around 5 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves flat,
increasing to light chop in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers with a slight chance of tstms after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance of
tstms in the morning. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance
of showers.
.SAT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves
flat, increasing to light chop after midnight.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Waves light chop, diminishing
to flat.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ135-261015-
Pamlico Sound-
1015 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Waves
1 ft. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms after
midnight.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft in the
afternoon. A slight chance of tstms in the morning. A chance of
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves around 2 ft in the evening, then 1 ft. A slight
chance of showers.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW. Waves 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ136-261015-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
1015 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU...N winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves
flat, increasing to light chop in the afternoon. Isolated showers in
the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers with a slight chance of tstms after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance of
tstms in the morning. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance
of showers.
.SAT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves
flat, increasing to light chop after midnight.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt. Waves light
chop, diminishing to flat.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Waves light chop, diminishing
to flat.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ137-261015-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
1015 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU...N winds around 5 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves flat,
increasing to light chop in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers with a slight chance of tstms after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance of
tstms in the morning. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance
of showers.
.SAT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves
flat, increasing to light chop after midnight.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt. Waves light
chop, diminishing to flat.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Waves light chop, diminishing
to flat.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ150-261015-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
1015 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 5 to
6 ft, subsiding to 4 to 5 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 9
seconds.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms after
midnight.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. A slight chance of tstms in the morning. A chance of
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A slight chance
of showers.
.SAT...SW winds around 5 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
around 3 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ152-261015-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
1015 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Isolated showers late this evening.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. A slight chance
of tstms. A slight chance of showers in the evening, then a chance
of showers after midnight.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. A slight
chance of tstms in the morning. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of
showers.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas around 3 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ154-261015-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
1015 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5
to 8 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. A slight chance
of tstms. A slight chance of showers in the evening, then a chance
of showers after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. A slight chance of tstms in the morning. A chance of
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of
showers.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
around 3 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ156-261015-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
1015 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THURSDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 9
seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas 4 to
6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft late morning and afternoon. Dominant
period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after midnight.
A slight chance of tstms. A slight chance of showers in the evening,
then a chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds around 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A slight
chance of tstms in the morning. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers in the
evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a
moderate chop after midnight.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to light chop.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to flat.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-261015-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
1015 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THURSDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft, except 3 to 5 ft
near shore. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers
light chop.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas 4 to
6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft late morning and afternoon. Near shore,
seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after midnight.
A slight chance of tstms. A slight chance of showers in the evening,
then a chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, except 2 to 4 ft near
shore. Dominant period 8 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 in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light
chop.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to flat.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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