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
1003 PM EDT Thu Jul 29 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

AMZ100-300930-
1003 PM EDT Thu Jul 29 2021

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
Offshore high pressure will continue through tonight. A weak
cold front will approach Friday, lingering over the area through
the weekend. A much more active period emerges early to mid
next week as several waves of low pressure traverse the area.

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AMZ230-300930-
Albemarle Sound-
1003 PM EDT Thu Jul 29 2021

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the
afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft or less, then around
2 ft after midnight. A chance of showers and tstms, mainly in the
evening.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the morning, then
1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A slight chance
of showers after midnight.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Showers likely in the
morning, then showers and tstms likely in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Showers and
tstms likely, mainly in the evening.
.MON...NE winds around 10 kt, becoming SE. Waves 1 ft or less. A
chance of tstms. A chance of showers, then showers likely.
.TUE...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Showers likely with
a chance of tstms, then a chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ131-300930-
Alligator River-
1003 PM EDT Thu Jul 29 2021

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the
afternoon. A chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after
midnight. A chance of showers and tstms, mainly in the evening.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance
of showers after midnight.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves light
chop. Showers likely in the morning, then showers and tstms likely
in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers and tstms
likely, mainly in the evening.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE. Waves light chop. A chance
of tstms. A chance of showers, then showers likely.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. Showers likely
with a chance of tstms, then a chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ231-300930-
Croatan and Roanoke Sounds-
1003 PM EDT Thu Jul 29 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT FRIDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves choppy.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to
15 kt in the afternoon. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop
in the afternoon. A chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after
midnight. A chance of showers and tstms, mainly in the evening.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance
of showers after midnight.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves light
chop. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers and tstms
likely in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of
tstms. Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.MON...N winds around 10 kt, becoming SE. Waves light chop,
increasing to a moderate chop. A chance of tstms. A chance of
showers, then showers likely.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves
choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop. Showers likely with a chance
of tstms, then a chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ135-300930-
Pamlico Sound-
1003 PM EDT Thu Jul 29 2021

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

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
A chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Waves
1 ft or less, then around 2 ft after midnight. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the evening,
then 1 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of showers
in the morning, then tstms likely with a chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Showers
likely. Tstms likely, mainly in the evening.
.MON...N winds around 10 kt, becoming S. Waves 1 ft or less, then
around 2 ft. A chance of tstms. Showers likely.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of tstms.
Showers likely.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ136-300930-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
1003 PM EDT Thu Jul 29 2021

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the afternoon. A
chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after
midnight. A chance of showers and tstms, mainly in the evening.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the afternoon. A
slight chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance
of tstms. A slight chance of showers in the evening, then a chance
of showers after midnight.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers likely in the
morning, then showers and tstms likely in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers and tstms
likely, mainly in the evening.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE. Waves light chop. Showers
and tstms likely, then showers likely with a chance of tstms.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
tstms. Showers likely.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ137-300930-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
1003 PM EDT Thu Jul 29 2021

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves choppy.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
light chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A slight chance
of showers and tstms in the morning, then a chance of showers and
tstms in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after
midnight. A chance of showers. A chance of tstms, mainly in the
evening.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers in
the morning, then showers and tstms likely in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Showers and
tstms likely, mainly in the evening.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Waves light chop. Showers and
tstms likely, then showers likely with a chance of tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
tstms. Showers likely.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ150-300930-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
1003 PM EDT Thu Jul 29 2021

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

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 4
seconds.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of
showers and tstms, mainly in the evening.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A slight chance
of showers after midnight.
.SUN...SE winds around 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
around 3 ft. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely
with a chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of tstms. Showers likely,
mainly in the evening.
.MON...N winds around 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance
of tstms. A chance of showers, then showers likely.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms, then a chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ152-300930-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
1003 PM EDT Thu Jul 29 2021

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

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.FRI...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Dominant period 5 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms in the
afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. A slight
chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...SE winds around 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
around 3 ft. A chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of
showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Showers likely
with a chance of tstms.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of
tstms. Showers likely.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers likely. A
chance of tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ154-300930-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
1003 PM EDT Thu Jul 29 2021

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

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 4
seconds.
.FRI...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Dominant period 5 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms in
the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming
NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers. A chance of tstms, mainly in the evening.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas around 3 ft. A chance of showers in the morning, then a chance
of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely
with a chance of tstms.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
tstms. Showers likely.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ156-300930-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
1003 PM EDT Thu Jul 29 2021

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

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 4
seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.
.FRI...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. A
slight chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming W
10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a
moderate chop after midnight. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the
afternoon. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop. A chance of showers. A chance of tstms, mainly in
the evening.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop,
increasing to a moderate chop in the afternoon. A chance of tstms. A
chance of showers.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds around 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent
sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of tstms. Showers
likely.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers choppy. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-300930-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
1003 PM EDT Thu Jul 29 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM EDT FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 4
seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A
slight chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW 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 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to
a moderate chop after midnight. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, diminishing to light chop after midnight. A chance of showers.
A chance of tstms, mainly in the evening.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. A chance of tstms. A chance of showers.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. A chance of tstms. Showers likely.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy,
diminishing to a moderate chop. Showers likely with a chance of
tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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