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 EST SAT DEC 10 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

AMZ100-111100-
1003 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
COLD HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXIT TO THE EAST ON SUNDAY. A WARM FRONT
WILL MOVE NORTH THROUGH THE AREA SUNDAY NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL
CROSS THE AREA MONDAY NIGHT AND STALL JUST TO THE SOUTH OF THE AREA.
THE FRONT WILL LIFT NORTH ACROSS THE AREA AS A WARM FRONT TUESDAY
NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA WEDNESDAY NIGHT. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA LATE IN THE WEEK.

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AMZ130-111100-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1003 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT...THEN 1 FT.

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AMZ131-111100-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1003 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N LATE. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT LATE.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ135-111100-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1003 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

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

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AMZ136-111100-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1003 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ137-111100-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1003 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING
TO LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ150-111100-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1003 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. NEAR SHORE...SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.

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AMZ152-111100-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
1003 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ154-111100-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1003 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-111100-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1003 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5
TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N 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.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-111100-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1003 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 8 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4
TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N 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.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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