Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1112 AM EDT Wed Aug 12 2020

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

AMZ100-122315-
1112 AM EDT Wed Aug 12 2020

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
High pressure will ridge in from the Atlantic through the rest
of the week, while a trough of low pressure remains across the
Southeastern U.S. A weak backdoor cold front could move through
the area over the weekend.

$$

AMZ230-122315-
Albemarle Sound-
1112 AM EDT Wed Aug 12 2020

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

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ131-122315-
Alligator River-
1112 AM EDT Wed Aug 12 2020

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

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ231-122315-
Croatan and Roanoke Sounds-
1112 AM EDT Wed Aug 12 2020

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

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ135-122315-
Pamlico Sound-
1112 AM EDT Wed Aug 12 2020

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

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ136-122315-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
1112 AM EDT Wed Aug 12 2020

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

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ137-122315-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
1112 AM EDT Wed Aug 12 2020

.REST OF TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight
chance of showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop in the afternoon.
Showers and tstms likely.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers and tstms
likely in the evening, then a chance of showers with a slight chance
of tstms after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers and tstms
likely.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers and tstms
likely in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.
.SAT...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming NE. Waves flat. Showers and
tstms likely, then a chance of showers.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers and tstms
likely, then a chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ150-122315-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
1112 AM EDT Wed Aug 12 2020

.REST OF TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant
period 9 seconds.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the evening, then
a chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms in the morning, then
showers and tstms likely in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Showers and tstms likely in the evening, then a chance of
showers with a slight chance of tstms after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Showers and tstms
likely in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
tstms. A chance of showers.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of tstms. A
chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ152-122315-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
1112 AM EDT Wed Aug 12 2020

.REST OF TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant
period 9 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms in the morning, then
showers and tstms likely in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. Showers likely. Tstms likely, mainly in the evening.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers likely.
Tstms likely, mainly in the evening.
.SAT...N winds around 10 kt, becoming NE. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance
of tstms. A chance of showers.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of tstms. A
chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ154-122315-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
1112 AM EDT Wed Aug 12 2020

.REST OF TODAY...S winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant
period 9 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening, then showers and tstms likely
after midnight.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Showers and tstms likely.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Showers likely. Tstms likely, mainly in the evening.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely.
Tstms likely, mainly in the evening.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE. Seas around 3 ft. Showers
likely. Tstms likely, then a chance of tstms.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of tstms. A
chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ156-122315-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
1112 AM EDT Wed Aug 12 2020

.REST OF TODAY...S winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant
period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. A slight
chance of showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after midnight.
A chance of showers and tstms in the evening, then showers and tstms
likely after midnight.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. Showers and
tstms likely.
.THU NIGHT...S winds around 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. Showers
likely. Tstms likely, mainly in the evening.
.FRI...SW winds around 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. Showers and tstms likely.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop. Showers likely. Tstms likely, mainly in
the evening.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers light chop, diminishing to flat. Showers likely.
Tstms likely, then a chance of tstms.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop. A chance of tstms. A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-122315-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
1112 AM EDT Wed Aug 12 2020

.REST OF TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
7 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...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. Showers and
tstms likely.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. Showers
likely. Tstms likely, mainly in the evening.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. Showers and tstms likely.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop. Showers likely. Tstms likely, mainly in
the evening.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers light chop, diminishing to flat. Showers and tstms
likely, then a chance of showers.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers light chop. A chance of tstms. A chance of
showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$



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