Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1022 PM EST THU DEC 8 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

AMZ100-091100-
1022 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
COLD HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY. THE HIGH WILL
MOVE OFFSHORE SUNDAY WITH A COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM THE WEST
MONDAY. THE FRONT WILL CROSS MONDAY NIGHT FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE
TUESDAY.

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AMZ130-091100-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1022 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST FRIDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ131-091100-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1022 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST FRIDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

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AMZ135-091100-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1022 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST FRIDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2
TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN
1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ136-091100-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1022 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES FLAT.

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AMZ137-091100-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1022 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

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AMZ150-091100-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1022 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.

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AMZ152-091100-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
1022 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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AMZ154-091100-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1022 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT... BUILDING TO 5 TO
7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ156-091100-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1022 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3
TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
CHOPPY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FT...THEN 1 TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP... INCREASING TO CHOPPY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO
FLAT.

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AMZ158-091100-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1022 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
ROUGH.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO
A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. NEAR SHORE...SEAS AROUND 2 FT IN THE
MORNING...THEN 1 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FT...THEN 1 TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

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