Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast for North Carolina
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
918 AM EDT Thu May 13 2021

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

AMZ100-132115-
918 AM EDT Thu May 13 2021

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
High pressure builds in today and dominates through early next week.

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AMZ230-132115-
Albemarle Sound-
918 AM EDT Thu May 13 2021

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft
or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

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AMZ131-132115-
Alligator River-
918 AM EDT Thu May 13 2021

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming SE around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

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AMZ231-132115-
Croatan and Roanoke Sounds-
918 AM EDT Thu May 13 2021

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...NE winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming SE. Waves flat, increasing to
light chop.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

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AMZ135-132115-
Pamlico Sound-
918 AM EDT Thu May 13 2021

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the evening,
then 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

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AMZ136-132115-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
918 AM EDT Thu May 13 2021

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves light
chop.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming SE around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

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AMZ137-132115-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
918 AM EDT Thu May 13 2021

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Waves light chop.

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AMZ150-132115-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
918 AM EDT Thu May 13 2021

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant
period 5 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming SE. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

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AMZ152-132115-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
918 AM EDT Thu May 13 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt,
diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. A slight chance of rain late this morning.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, diminishing
to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas around 3 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas around 3 ft.

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AMZ154-132115-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
918 AM EDT Thu May 13 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A slight chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. A slight chance of rain.
.FRI...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. A slight chance of rain in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas around 3 ft.

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AMZ156-132115-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
918 AM EDT Thu May 13 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds around 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers
choppy. A slight chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.
A slight chance of rain.
.FRI...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A
slight chance of rain in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, diminishing to light chop after midnight.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers light chop.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.

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AMZ158-132115-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
918 AM EDT Thu May 13 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft, except 2 to 3 ft near shore. Dominant period 6 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A slight chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft, except 2 to 4 ft near shore. Dominant period 6 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A slight chance of rain.
.FRI...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft,
except 2 to 3 ft near shore. Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers choppy.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers light chop.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.

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