Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1000 AM EST THU JAN 19 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

AMZ100-192215-
1000 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRIEFLY BUILD OVER THE AREA TODAY, THEN
ANOTHER WEAK FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION FRIDAY. A
STRONG AREA OF LOW PRESSURE AND FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE
AREA SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD INTO
THE AREA FROM THE SOUTH THROUGH MID WEEK.


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AMZ130-192215-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1000 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT
EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT...THEN 1 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ131-192215-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1000 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES FLAT. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT...
INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ135-192215-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1000 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.


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AMZ136-192215-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1000 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E LATE. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES FLAT.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ137-192215-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1000 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ150-192215-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1000 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ152-192215-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
1000 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ154-192215-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1000 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ156-192215-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1000 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP LATE.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ158-192215-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1000 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP LATE.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. NEAR SHORE, SEAS 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 10 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO ROUGH. SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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