Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Coastal Waters Forecast...UPDATED
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
954 PM EST Wed Nov 13 2019

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

AMZ100-141015-
954 PM EST Wed Nov 13 2019

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
High pressure ridges inland as a trough develops offshore tonight
into Thursday. A strong coastal low is expected to impact the area
this weekend.

$$

AMZ230-141015-
Albemarle Sound-
954 PM EST Wed Nov 13 2019

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in
the evening, then showers likely after midnight.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt after
midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain likely.
.SAT...NE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
Rain likely.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Waves 2 to
4 ft. A chance of rain.
.SUN...N winds 25 to 30 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2
ft.

$$

AMZ231-141015-
Croatan and Roanoke Sounds-
954 PM EST Wed Nov 13 2019

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, increasing to choppy in the
afternoon. Showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, increasing
to 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt after midnight. Waves rough,
increasing to very rough after midnight. Rain likely.
.SAT...NE winds 30 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Waves extremely
rough. Rain likely.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 30 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Waves
extremely rough. Rain likely.
.SUN...N winds 25 to 30 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt. Waves very
rough, diminishing to rough. A chance of rain.
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to around 10 kt. Waves
choppy, diminishing to light chop.

$$

AMZ131-141015-
Alligator River-
954 PM EST Wed Nov 13 2019

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves
a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. Showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Waves choppy, increasing to rough after
midnight. Rain likely.
.SAT...NE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Waves very
rough. Rain likely.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Waves very
rough. A chance of rain.
.SUN...N winds 25 to 30 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt. Waves very
rough, diminishing to rough. A chance of rain.
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves choppy,
diminishing to light chop.

$$

AMZ135-141015-
Pamlico Sound-
954 PM EST Wed Nov 13 2019

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers.
.THU NIGHT...E winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers
in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.
.FRI...NE winds around 10 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, increasing
to 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt after midnight. Waves 3 to
4 ft. Rain likely.
.SAT...NE winds 30 to 40 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Waves 4 to 6 ft.
Rain likely.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 30 to 40 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Waves 4 to
6 ft. Rain likely.
.SUN...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Waves 3 to 5 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.

$$

AMZ136-141015-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
954 PM EST Wed Nov 13 2019

.OVERNIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.
.FRI...N 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. Showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with
gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Waves choppy, increasing to rough
after midnight. Rain likely.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Waves rough. Rain
likely.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Waves
rough. A chance of rain.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt. Waves rough,
diminishing to choppy. A chance of rain.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves a
moderate chop, diminishing to light chop.

$$

AMZ137-141015-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
954 PM EST Wed Nov 13 2019

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight chance
of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop in the afternoon.
Showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Waves choppy, increasing to rough after
midnight. Rain likely.
.SAT...N winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Waves very rough.
Rain likely.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Waves very
rough. A chance of rain.
.SUN...N winds 25 to 30 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt. Waves very
rough, diminishing to rough. A chance of rain.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves a
moderate chop, diminishing to light chop.

$$

AMZ150-141015-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
954 PM EST Wed Nov 13 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EST THURSDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft, subsiding to 4 to
5 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. A chance of showers.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. Showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, increasing
to 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to
6 ft, building to 7 to 10 ft after midnight. Rain likely.
.SAT...NE winds 30 to 35 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft,
building to 13 to 18 ft in the afternoon. Rain likely.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 30 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 17 to
22 ft. Rain likely.
.SUN...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 15 to 20 ft, subsiding to 12 to
17 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to
13 ft, subsiding to 7 to 9 ft.

$$

AMZ152-141015-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
954 PM EST Wed Nov 13 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THURSDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds.
.THU...E winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft in the afternoon.
Dominant period 7 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...E winds around 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. A chance of showers.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming NE
25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft,
building to 7 to 10 ft after midnight. Rain likely.
.SAT...NE winds 30 to 40 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas 10 to
15 ft, building to 15 to 20 ft in the afternoon. Rain likely.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 35 to 40 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas 18 to
23 ft. Rain likely.
.SUN...NE winds 30 to 35 kt, becoming N 25 to 30 kt. Seas 16 to
21 ft, subsiding to 13 to 18 ft. Rain likely, then a chance of rain.
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to
13 ft, subsiding to 7 to 10 ft.

$$

AMZ154-141015-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
954 PM EST Wed Nov 13 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THURSDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. A slight chance of showers late.
.THU...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the morning, then a chance
of showers in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely
after midnight.
.FRI...E winds around 10 kt, becoming NE 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming NE
25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft,
building to 6 to 9 ft after midnight. Rain likely.
.SAT...NE winds 35 to 40 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft,
building to 11 to 16 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 35 to 40 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas 12 to
17 ft. Rain likely.
.SUN...N winds 30 to 35 kt, diminishing to 25 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to
16 ft, subsiding to 9 to 14 ft. Rain likely, then a chance of rain.
.MON...N winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to
10 ft, subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.

$$

AMZ156-141015-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
954 PM EST Wed Nov 13 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THURSDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A slight chance of
showers late.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of
showers.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of
showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy in the
afternoon. Showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, increasing
to 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to
6 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft after midnight. Adjacent sounds and
rivers rough, increasing to very rough after midnight. Rain likely.
.SAT...NE winds 35 to 40 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft,
building to 9 to 14 ft in the afternoon. Adjacent sounds and rivers
extremely rough. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 35 to 40 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas 11 to
16 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers extremely rough. Rain likely.
.SUN...N winds 30 to 35 kt, diminishing to 25 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to
14 ft, subsiding to 8 to 11 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers extremely
rough, diminishing to very rough. A chance of rain.
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy,
diminishing to a moderate chop.

$$

AMZ158-141015-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
954 PM EST Wed Nov 13 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THURSDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft, except 2 to 4 ft
near shore. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers
choppy. A slight chance of showers.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, except 2 to 3 ft near
shore. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a
moderate chop. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely
after midnight.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft, except 2 to 4 ft near shore. Dominant
period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop,
increasing to choppy in the afternoon. Showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming NE
25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft,
building to 6 to 9 ft after midnight. Adjacent sounds and rivers
rough, increasing to very rough after midnight. Rain likely.
.SAT...N winds 30 to 40 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers extremely rough. Rain likely.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 30 to 40 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas 9 to
12 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers extremely rough. Rain likely.
.SUN...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft, subsiding to 6 to 9 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough. A chance of rain.
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy,
diminishing to a moderate chop.

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