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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
319 AM EST Thu Nov 15 2018

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

AMZ100-152030-
319 AM EST Thu Nov 15 2018

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
An area of low pressure will move up the coast today then lift
quickly north of the area tonight pushing a cold front offshore.
High pressure will ridge into the region Friday through the weekend.

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AMZ130-152030-
Albemarle Sound-
319 AM EST Thu Nov 15 2018

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

.TODAY...E winds 25 to 30 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts
up to 30 kt early this afternoon, then becoming S 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 2 to 4 ft. Showers. A slight chance of tstms late this morning
and afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 25 to 30 kt after
midnight. Waves 2 to 4 ft. Showers with a slight chance of tstms in
the evening.
.FRI...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to
around 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the evening,
then 1 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ131-152030-
Alligator River-
319 AM EST Thu Nov 15 2018

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

.TODAY...E winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming S
15 to 20 kt late. Waves rough, diminishing to a moderate chop late.
Showers. A slight chance of tstms late this morning and afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 20 to 25 kt with gusts
up to 30 kt after midnight. Waves choppy, increasing to rough after
midnight. Showers with a slight chance of tstms in the evening.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the
afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves light
chop, diminishing to flat in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Waves light
chop, increasing to a moderate chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ135-152030-
Pamlico Sound-
319 AM EST Thu Nov 15 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt late. Waves 2
to 4 ft. Showers. A slight chance of tstms late this morning and
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 25 to 30 kt after
midnight. Waves 2 to 4 ft. Showers with a slight chance of tstms in
the evening.
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming W
around 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ136-152030-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
319 AM EST Thu Nov 15 2018

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

.TODAY...E winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming SE
15 to 20 kt early this afternoon, then becoming SW 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves rough, diminishing to choppy early this afternoon, then
diminishing to a moderate chop late. Showers. A slight chance of
tstms late this morning and afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 20 to 25 kt with gusts
up to 30 kt after midnight. Waves choppy, increasing to rough after
midnight. Showers with a slight chance of tstms in the evening.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the
afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Waves light
chop, increasing to a moderate chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ137-152030-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
319 AM EST Thu Nov 15 2018

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

.TODAY...E winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt, becoming S
15 to 20 kt early this afternoon, then becoming SW late. Waves
rough, diminishing to choppy this afternoon. Showers. A slight
chance of tstms late this morning and afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 20 to 25 kt with gusts
up to 30 kt after midnight. Waves choppy, increasing to rough after
midnight. Showers with a slight chance of tstms in the evening.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to 10
to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves choppy, diminishing to a moderate
chop in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A chance of showers.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Waves light
chop, increasing to a moderate chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ150-152030-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
319 AM EST Thu Nov 15 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...E winds 25 to 36 kt, becoming S 20 to 25 kt late. Seas 8 to
13 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. Showers. A slight chance of tstms
late this morning and afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 25 to 30 kt after
midnight. Seas 8 to 11 ft, subsiding to 7 to 9 ft after midnight.
Dominant period 9 seconds. Showers with a slight chance of tstms in
the evening, then a slight chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...W winds 25 to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 6 to 9 ft, subsiding to 5 to 7 ft in the afternoon.
Near shore, seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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AMZ152-152030-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
319 AM EST Thu Nov 15 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE winds 30 to 35 kt, becoming S 25 to 30 kt late. Seas
9 to 14 ft, building to 11 to 15 ft this afternoon. Dominant period
8 seconds. Showers. A slight chance of tstms late this morning and
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 25 to 30 kt after
midnight. Seas 9 to 12 ft, subsiding to 7 to 10 ft after midnight.
Dominant period 9 seconds. Showers with a slight chance of tstms in
the evening, then a slight chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...W winds 25 to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 6 to 9 ft, subsiding to 5 to 7 ft in the afternoon.
Dominant period 9 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds around 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.SAT...N winds around 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds around 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ154-152030-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
319 AM EST Thu Nov 15 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...E winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming SE early this afternoon, then
becoming SW 25 to 30 kt late. Seas 10 to 15 ft. Dominant period 9
seconds. Showers. A slight chance of tstms late this morning and
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 9 to
12 ft, subsiding to 7 to 10 ft after midnight. Dominant period
9 seconds. Showers with a slight chance of tstms in the evening,
then a slight chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...NW winds 25 to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 6 to 9 ft, subsiding to 5 to 7 ft in the afternoon.
Dominant period 9 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds around 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ156-152030-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
319 AM EST Thu Nov 15 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE winds 30 to 35 kt, becoming S early this afternoon, then
becoming SW 20 to 25 kt late. Seas 9 to 14 ft. Dominant period 9
seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers extremely rough, diminishing to
very rough early this afternoon, then diminishing to rough late.
Showers. A slight chance of tstms late this morning and afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 25 to 30 kt after
midnight. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent
sounds and rivers rough, increasing to very rough after midnight.
Showers with a slight chance of tstms in the evening.
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to
15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 8 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft
in the afternoon. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and
rivers rough, diminishing to choppy in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, diminishing to light chop in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop. A chance of showers.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy. A
chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

AMZ158-152030-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
319 AM EST Thu Nov 15 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, becoming S 20
to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt early this afternoon, then becoming
SW with gusts up to 30 kt late. Seas 8 to 11 ft, except 6 to 9 ft
near shore. Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers
very rough, diminishing to rough this afternoon. Showers. A slight
chance of tstms late this morning and afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt after
midnight. Seas 6 to 9 ft, except 5 to 7 ft near shore. Dominant
period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, increasing to
very rough after midnight. Showers with a slight chance of tstms in
the evening.
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to
around 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 8 ft, subsiding to 4 to
6 ft in the afternoon. Near shore, seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to
4 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds
and rivers rough, diminishing to a moderate chop in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate
chop, diminishing to light chop in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds
and rivers light chop.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop. A chance of showers.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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