Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
928 AM EST SAT DEC 3 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

AMZ100-032215-
928 AM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NORTHWEST THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY.
SEVERAL AREAS OF LOW PRESSURE WILL AFFECT THE AREA SUNDAY NIGHT
THROUGH TUESDAY.

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AMZ130-032215-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
928 AM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE
MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT. RAIN...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.


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AMZ131-032215-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
928 AM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY... MAINLY
IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN
LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
RAIN...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ135-032215-
PAMLICO SOUND-
928 AM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING...
THEN 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY... MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. RAIN...
THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT...THEN 1 FT.

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AMZ136-032215-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
928 AM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY... MAINLY
IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
RAIN...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

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AMZ137-032215-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
928 AM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY... MAINLY
IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
RAIN...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ150-032215-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
928 AM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6
SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
RAIN...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.

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AMZ152-032215-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
928 AM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7
SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT. RAIN...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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AMZ154-032215-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
928 AM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN LIKELY...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. RAIN...THEN
A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.

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AMZ156-032215-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
928 AM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY. RAIN...
THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ158-032215-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
928 AM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT AROUND 2 FT NEAR SHORE.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE
CHOP. RAIN...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO
LIGHT CHOP.

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