Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1003 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

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

AMZ100-301000-
1003 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE ATLANTIC WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY. A COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST MONDAY AND CROSS EASTERN NC
TUESDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN BEHIND THE FRONT
WEDNESDAY. A STRONG AND SLOW MOVING LOW PRESSURE AREA WILL AFFECT
THE REGION LATE NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ130-301000-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1003 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING, THEN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT, THEN AROUND 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT, BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-301000-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1003 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES ROUGH. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SW AROUND 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES CHOPPY, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-301000-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1003 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG LATE.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT, THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT IN THE MORNING, THEN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT, THEN AROUND 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT, THEN
AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ136-301000-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1003 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES LIGHT CHOP, INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP, INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES A MODERATE CHOP, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ137-301000-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1003 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP, INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES A MODERATE CHOP, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-301000-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1003 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS LATE.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT, BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-301000-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
1003 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM LATE.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT, SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT, SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT, BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ154-301000-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1003 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT, BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT, BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT, SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT, SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT, BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-301000-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1003 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG
LATE.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY, INCREASING TO ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, BECOMING SW 25 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH,
INCREASING TO VERY ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT, SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH, DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY,
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT, SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT, BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-301000-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1003 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS ROUGH. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY,
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP, INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT, BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY,
INCREASING TO ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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