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Coastal Waters Forecast for North Carolina
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
307 PM EST Mon Mar 1 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

AMZ100-020815-
307 PM EST Mon Mar 1 2021

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
A cold front will push through the area late today. High
pressure will build into the region from the north Tuesday
followed by low pressure passing just offshore Wednesday. High
pressure builds back in to round out the work week. Another
offshore low could affect the area over the weekend.

$$

AMZ230-020815-
Albemarle Sound-
307 PM EST Mon Mar 1 2021

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt late. Waves
around 2 ft. A slight chance of showers early this evening.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft
or less. A chance of rain.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft or less, then around
2 ft after midnight. A chance of rain in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves around 2 ft in the morning, then 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt. Waves around
2 ft, then 1 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft or
less, then around 2 ft.

$$

AMZ131-020815-
Alligator River-
307 PM EST Mon Mar 1 2021

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt late. Waves
a moderate chop, increasing to choppy late. A slight chance of
showers early this evening.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. A slight chance of
rain after midnight.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of rain.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance
of rain in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after
midnight.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Waves a moderate
chop, diminishing to light chop.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves light
chop, increasing to a moderate chop.

$$

AMZ231-020815-
Croatan and Roanoke Sounds-
307 PM EST Mon Mar 1 2021

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt late.
Waves a moderate chop, increasing to choppy late. A slight chance of
showers early this evening.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the
afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop in the afternoon. A
chance of rain.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
rain in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves a
moderate chop, diminishing to light chop.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Waves light
chop, increasing to choppy.

$$

AMZ135-020815-
Pamlico Sound-
307 PM EST Mon Mar 1 2021

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

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, increasing to
20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt late. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance
of showers early this evening.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Waves
1 ft or less. A slight chance of rain after midnight.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 ft or less, then around 2 ft in the afternoon. Rain likely.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the evening.
Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 ft or less, then around 2 ft after midnight.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Waves around
2 ft, then 1 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.

$$

AMZ136-020815-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
307 PM EST Mon Mar 1 2021

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight
chance of showers early this evening.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of rain
after midnight.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Rain likely.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight
chance of rain in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves light
chop, increasing to a moderate chop.

$$

AMZ137-020815-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
307 PM EST Mon Mar 1 2021

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight, then becoming N 15 to 20 kt late. Waves choppy,
diminishing to a moderate chop after midnight, then increasing to
choppy late. A slight chance of showers early this evening.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of rain
after midnight.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop in the afternoon.
Rain.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight
chance of rain in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after
midnight.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Waves a moderate
chop, diminishing to light chop.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves light
chop, increasing to a moderate chop.

$$

AMZ150-020815-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
307 PM EST Mon Mar 1 2021

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

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts
up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft
after midnight. Near shore, seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. A slight chance of showers early this evening.
.TUE...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to
10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of
rain.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.

$$

AMZ152-020815-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
307 PM EST Mon Mar 1 2021

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt late this
evening, then increasing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to
7 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. A chance of showers early this
evening, then a slight chance of showers late this evening.
.TUE...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to
15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Seas
4 to 5 ft, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft after midnight. Dominant period
8 seconds. A slight chance of rain after midnight.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Rain likely.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt after midnight.
Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of rain in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.

$$

AMZ154-020815-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
307 PM EST Mon Mar 1 2021

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

.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. A chance of showers early this
evening, then a slight chance of showers late this evening.
.TUE...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to
15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. A chance of
rain after midnight.
.WED...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. A chance of rain in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.

$$

AMZ156-020815-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
307 PM EST Mon Mar 1 2021

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt late this
evening and overnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, increasing to rough late this
evening and overnight. A chance of showers early this evening, then
a slight chance of showers late this evening.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming NE 10 to
15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in
the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after
midnight. A chance of rain after midnight.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds, decreasing to
4 seconds in the afternoon. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, increasing to choppy in the afternoon. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing
to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers rough, diminishing to choppy after midnight. A chance of rain
in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft in the afternoon.
Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in
the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to
choppy.

$$

AMZ158-020815-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
307 PM EST Mon Mar 1 2021

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt with gusts
up to 30 kt late this evening and overnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy,
increasing to rough late this evening and overnight. A chance of
showers early this evening, then a slight chance of showers late
this evening.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft, except 2 to 3 ft near shore. Dominant
period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to
a moderate chop in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A slight
chance of rain in the evening, then rain likely after midnight.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds, decreasing to
5 seconds in the afternoon. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, increasing to choppy in the afternoon. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the evening.
Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A slight chance
of rain in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, increasing to choppy after midnight.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, subsiding to 1 to 2 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to
choppy.

$$


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