Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1133 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

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

AMZ100-252330-
1133 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A COMPLEX LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT EASTERN NORTH
CAROLINA TODAY, THEN LIFT OFF TO THE NORTHEAST TONIGHT. HIGH
PRESSURE IN THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC WILL BUILD IN WEDNESDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY BRINGING ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL RAIN
CHANCES.

$$

AMZ130-252330-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1133 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ131-252330-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1133 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ135-252330-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1133 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES AROUND 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE EVENING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ136-252330-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1133 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS
WITH ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE EVENING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ137-252330-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1133 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED TSTMS IN
THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES LIGHT CHOP, INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ150-252330-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1133 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT, SUBSIDING TO
6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT, BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT, EXCEPT 4 TO 5 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ152-252330-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
1133 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 11 SECONDS. ISOLATED TSTMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS EARLY, THEN
NUMEROUS SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ154-252330-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1133 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 11 SECONDS. ISOLATED TSTMS. NUMEROUS SHOWERS EARLY, THEN
SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ156-252330-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1133 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 11 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
ISOLATED TSTMS. NUMEROUS SHOWERS EARLY, THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT, SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...SW 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.

$$

AMZ158-252330-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1133 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 11 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY, DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT, EXCEPT 3 TO 4 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...SW 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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