Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
206 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

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

AMZ100-010215-
206 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
AN UPPER LEVEL LOW WILL REMAIN STATIONARY ACROSS THE OHIO RIVER
VALLEY TODAY THEN MOVE NORTH SATURDAY AND NORTHEAST TOWARDS NEW
ENGLAND SUNDAY PUSHING A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE AREA SUNDAY NIGHT.
THE FRONT WILL STALL OFF OF THE COAST EARLY NEXT WEEK WHILE HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS IN FROM THE NORTH. HURRICANE MATTHEW IS FORECAST TO
MOVE NORTH OF THE BAHAMAS AND OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST MID TO LATE
NEXT WEEK. PLEASE SEE THE LATEST FORECASTS FROM THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER FOR THE LATEST ON HURRICANE MATTHEW.

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AMZ130-010215-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
206 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-010215-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
206 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-010215-
PAMLICO SOUND-
206 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ136-010215-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
206 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-010215-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
206 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ150-010215-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
206 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT
THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-010215-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
206 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT
THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ154-010215-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
206 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ156-010215-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
206 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF TSTMS
IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 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.

$$

AMZ158-010215-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
206 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... DIMINISHING TO FLAT
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT... INCREASING TO LIGHT
CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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