Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
716 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 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

AMZ100-251130-
716 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A COLD FRONT WILL DROP SOUTH ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT FOLLOWED BY
HIGH PRESSURE FROM THE NORTH SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY. ANOTHER COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH FROM THE WEST TUESDAY NIGHT...FOLLOWED BY
HIGH PRESSURE FROM THE NORTHWEST WEDNESDAY.

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AMZ130-251130-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
716 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-251130-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
716 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-251130-
PAMLICO SOUND-
716 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-251130-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
716 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS
IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-251130-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
716 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-251130-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
716 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4
TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 3 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-251130-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
716 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 3 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ154-251130-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
716 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-251130-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
716 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF TSTMS
IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-251130-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
716 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT AROUND 2
FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10
SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP... INCREASING
TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT... EXCEPT AROUND
2 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF TSTMS
IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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