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Coastal Waters Forecast for S of Ocracoke Inlet NC to Cape Lookout NC out to 20 nm (AMZ156) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: S of Ocracoke Inlet NC to Cape Lookout NC out to 20 nm (AMZ156)
Issued by: National Weather Service Morehead City, NC
Last Update: 957 PM EST Sat Feb 23 2019
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Overnight: SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. Patchy drizzle. A slight chance of rain late this evening, then a chance of rain. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Sun: SW winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, increasing to very rough in the afternoon. Patchy fog in the morning. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 nm or less in the morning.

Sun Night: W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough.

Mon: NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, diminishing to choppy in the afternoon.

Mon Night: NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after midnight.

Tue: NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Seas 1 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, diminishing to flat in the afternoon.

Tue Night: SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 1 ft, then around 2 ft after midnight. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after midnight.

Wed: NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop. A chance of rain.

Thu: NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A chance of rain.



Zone Forecast: S of Ocracoke Inlet NC to Cape Lookout NC out to 20 nm (AMZ156)

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