Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
309 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 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

AMZ100-261915-
309 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
High pressure will build in briefly today. Several weak
disturbances will affect the area from late tonight into the
weekend. Then, high pressure builds in by early next week.

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AMZ130-261915-
Albemarle Sound-
309 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

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

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ131-261915-
Alligator River-
309 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E late. Waves light chop.
Patchy fog early this morning. Isolated showers this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers likely
with a slight chance of tstms after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance of
tstms. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance
of tstms in the evening. A slight chance of showers.
.SAT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. A slight chance of showers
in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves flat, increasing to a moderate chop after midnight.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W. Waves light chop, diminishing
to flat.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ135-261915-
Pamlico Sound-
309 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E late this morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds around 10 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Waves
1 ft. Isolated showers and tstms in the evening, then showers likely
with a slight chance of tstms after midnight.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of tstms. Showers
likely, mainly in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft in the evening, then 1 ft. A slight chance
of showers.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of showers
in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 ft, then around 2 ft after midnight.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt. Waves around
2 ft, then 1 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ136-261915-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
309 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TODAY...N winds around 10 kt, becoming NE late this morning, then
becoming SE this afternoon. Waves light chop, diminishing to flat
late this morning, then increasing to light chop this afternoon.
Patchy fog early this morning. Scattered showers this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers likely
with a slight chance of tstms after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance of
tstms. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance
of tstms in the evening. A slight chance of showers.
.SAT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. A slight chance of showers
in the morning.
.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 W. Waves light chop, diminishing
to flat.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ137-261915-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
309 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E this afternoon. Waves light
chop. Isolated showers this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers likely
with a slight chance of tstms after midnight.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop in the afternoon. A
slight chance of tstms. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
.FRI 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. A slight chance of showers.
.SAT...W winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves
flat, increasing to light chop in the afternoon. A slight chance of
showers in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves
light chop.
.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 W. Waves light chop, diminishing
to flat.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ150-261915-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
309 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW winds around 10 kt, becoming NE this afternoon. Seas
4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Showers likely
with a slight chance of tstms after midnight.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. A slight
chance of tstms. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. A slight chance
of tstms in the evening. A slight chance of showers.
.SAT...W winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas around
3 ft. A slight chance of showers in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 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 W 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ152-261915-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
309 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

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

.TODAY...N winds around 10 kt, becoming NE this afternoon. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Isolated
showers and tstms in the evening, then showers likely with a slight
chance of tstms 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. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. A slight chance
of tstms in the evening. A slight chance of showers.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of
showers in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 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
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.

$$

AMZ154-261915-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
309 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

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

.TODAY...NW winds around 10 kt, becoming E late. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Dominant period 9 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Scattered
showers with isolated tstms in the evening, then showers likely with
a slight chance of tstms after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. A slight chance of tstms. Showers likely, mainly in the
morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas around 5 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. A slight
chance of tstms in the evening. A slight chance of showers.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A slight chance of
showers in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 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.

$$

AMZ156-261915-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
309 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E this afternoon. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light
chop.
.TONIGHT...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.
Scattered showers with isolated tstms in the evening, then showers
likely with a slight chance of tstms after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy in the
afternoon. A slight chance of tstms. Showers likely, mainly in the
morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds
and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop after midnight. A
slight chance of showers.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop. A slight chance of showers in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, increasing to choppy after midnight.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light
chop.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-261915-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
309 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E late this morning and
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft, except 2 to 4 ft near shore. Dominant
period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.TONIGHT...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.
Isolated showers and tstms in the evening, then showers likely with
a slight chance of tstms after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft, except 2 to 4 ft near shore. Dominant
period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop,
increasing to choppy in the afternoon. A slight chance of tstms.
Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft, except 3 to 4 ft near shore. Dominant
period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to
a moderate chop after midnight. A slight chance of showers.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. A slight chance of
showers in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate 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 W 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light
chop.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$


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