Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1000 PM EST Fri Feb 21 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

AMZ100-221015-
1000 PM EST Fri Feb 21 2020

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
Cold high pressure will build over the area from the west
tonight through this weekend, before another area of low
pressure impacts the area early to mid next week. High pressure
is forecast to build over the area late next week.

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AMZ230-221015-
Albemarle Sound-
1000 PM EST Fri Feb 21 2020

.OVERNIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Showers likely, then a chance of showers.
.WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft,
then 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ231-221015-
Croatan and Roanoke Sounds-
1000 PM EST Fri Feb 21 2020

.OVERNIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming W around 5 kt after
midnight. Waves flat.
.SUN...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers likely.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt. Waves a moderate
chop, diminishing to light chop. Showers likely, then a chance of
showers.
.WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt. Waves a
moderate chop, increasing to choppy. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ131-221015-
Alligator River-
1000 PM EST Fri Feb 21 2020

.OVERNIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late.
Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop late.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
flat.
.SUN...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers likely.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves a
moderate chop, diminishing to light chop. Showers likely, then a
chance of showers.
.WED...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt. Waves light
chop, increasing to choppy. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ135-221015-
Pamlico Sound-
1000 PM EST Fri Feb 21 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST SATURDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 ft in the morning, then 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Showers likely.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. Showers likely, then a chance of showers.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt. Waves 1 ft,
then 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ136-221015-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
1000 PM EST Fri Feb 21 2020

.OVERNIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late.
Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop late.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Waves light
chop, diminishing to flat in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...SW winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves flat, increasing to light chop in the afternoon. A
chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers likely.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves a
moderate chop, diminishing to light chop. Showers likely, then a
chance of showers.
.WED...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Waves light
chop, increasing to a moderate chop. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ137-221015-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
1000 PM EST Fri Feb 21 2020

.OVERNIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves
choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...SW winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves flat, increasing to light chop in the afternoon.
Showers likely.
.MON NIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers likely.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves a
moderate chop, diminishing to light chop. Showers likely, then a
chance of showers.
.WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt. Waves a
moderate chop, increasing to choppy. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ150-221015-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
1000 PM EST Fri Feb 21 2020

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

.OVERNIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas 7 to 9 ft, subsiding to 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers likely.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Showers likely, then a chance of showers.
.WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ152-221015-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
1000 PM EST Fri Feb 21 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt late this
evening. Seas 9 to 11 ft, subsiding to 7 to 10 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft
in the afternoon. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds.
.SUN...W winds around 5 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to
6 ft after midnight. Showers.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft. Showers likely, then a chance of showers.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ154-221015-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
1000 PM EST Fri Feb 21 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing
to 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers likely.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Showers.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Showers likely, then a
chance of showers.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft, building to 5 to 8 ft. Showers likely, then a chance of
showers.

$$

AMZ156-221015-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
1000 PM EST Fri Feb 21 2020

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

.OVERNIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing
to 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 8 to 11 ft, subsiding to 6 to 9 ft.
Dominant period 10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough,
diminishing to choppy late.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the
afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light
chop, diminishing to flat in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop. Showers likely.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, increasing to choppy after midnight. Showers.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy,
diminishing to a moderate chop. Showers likely, then a chance of
showers.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft, building to 5 to 8 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, increasing to rough. A chance of showers.

$$

AMZ158-221015-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
1000 PM EST Fri Feb 21 2020

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

.OVERNIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing
to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft, except 4 to 6 ft near shore.
Dominant period 11 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough,
diminishing to choppy.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 5 to 8 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft in the afternoon.
Near shore, seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 11 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the
afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, except 2 to 3 ft
near shore. Dominant period 10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers
light chop.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 3 to
5 ft, except 2 to 3 ft near shore. Dominant period 10 seconds.
Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, diminishing to flat in the
afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers flat.
.MON...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers flat, increasing to light chop in
the afternoon. Showers likely.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to
6 ft after midnight. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
Showers.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate
chop. Showers likely, then a chance of showers.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy. A
chance of showers.

$$



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