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Roanoke Sound Channel, NC Coastal Forecast

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Coastal Waters Forecast for North Carolina
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1253 PM EST Thu Feb 29 2024

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

AMZ100-010630-
1253 PM EST Thu Feb 29 2024

.Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters...
Cold front will continue to push offshore today as much cooler
high pressure builds in its wake. Small Craft conditions this
morning and early afternoon will cede to benign boating conditions
by tonight. Coastal troughing then sets up late in the week and
into the weekend.

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AMZ230-010630-
Albemarle Sound-
1253 PM EST Thu Feb 29 2024

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A slight chance
of rain in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft or less, then around
2 ft after midnight. Rain.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Rain, mainly in
the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...N winds around 5 kt, becoming NE. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

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AMZ131-010630-
Alligator River-
1253 PM EST Thu Feb 29 2024

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.TONIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. A slight chance of
rain in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop. Rain.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. Rain, mainly
in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Waves flat.
.SUN...N winds around 5 kt, becoming NE. Waves flat.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

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AMZ231-010630-
Croatan and Roanoke Sounds-
1253 PM EST Thu Feb 29 2024

.THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt
late. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop late.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. Rain.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. Rain, mainly
in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Waves light chop. A chance of rain in the evening.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE. Waves light chop.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

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AMZ135-010630-
Pamlico Sound-
1253 PM EST Thu Feb 29 2024

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less, then around
2 ft after midnight.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A slight chance of
rain in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Rain.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Rain, mainly in
the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of rain in the evening.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

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AMZ136-010630-
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
1253 PM EST Thu Feb 29 2024

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
rain in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. Rain.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in
the afternoon. Rain likely, mainly in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Waves flat.
.SUN...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming E. Waves flat.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

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AMZ137-010630-
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
1253 PM EST Thu Feb 29 2024

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves a moderate chop. A chance of
rain in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE after midnight.
Waves a moderate chop. Rain.
.SAT...S winds around 10 kt. Waves light chop. Rain, mainly in
the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight.
Waves light chop, diminishing to flat after midnight.
.SUN...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves light chop.

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AMZ150-010630-
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
1253 PM EST Thu Feb 29 2024

.THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Dominant
period 6 seconds.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to
4 to 6 ft after midnight. Dominant period 6 seconds. Rain.
.SAT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 5 to 8 ft, except 5 to 6 ft near shore. Rain,
mainly in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of rain in the evening.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

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AMZ152-010630-
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
1253 PM EST Thu Feb 29 2024

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt,
diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. A slight chance of rain in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant
period 6 seconds. Rain.
.SAT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of rain in the evening.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

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AMZ154-010630-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
1253 PM EST Thu Feb 29 2024

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt,
diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. A slight chance of rain in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
5 to 7 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft after midnight. Dominant period
6 seconds. Rain.
.SAT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft. Rain, mainly in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of rain in the evening.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...NE winds around 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers
after midnight.

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AMZ156-010630-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
1253 PM EST Thu Feb 29 2024

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with a few gusts up to 25
kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing
to a moderate chop late.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.FRI...E winds around 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
4 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance
of rain in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers
choppy. Rain.
.SAT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy,
diminishing to a moderate chop in the afternoon. Rain, mainly in
the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt, becoming N after midnight.
Seas 5 to 7 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. A chance
of rain in the evening.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.

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AMZ158-010630-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
1253 PM EST Thu Feb 29 2024

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. A few gusts up to 25 kt
early. Seas 3 to 5 ft, except 2 to 3 ft near shore. Dominant
period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
.FRI...E winds around 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A slight
chance of rain in the morning, then a chance of rain in the
afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft, building to 6 to
9 ft after midnight. Near shore, seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to
6 ft after midnight. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds
and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy after midnight.
Rain.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop. Rain, mainly in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
5 to 7 ft, except 4 to 5 ft near shore. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop. A chance of rain in the evening.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers light chop.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and
rivers a moderate chop.

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