Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
714 PM EST THU DEC 8 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

AMZ100-091100-
714 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
COLD HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY. THE HIGH WILL
MOVE OFFSHORE SUNDAY WITH A COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM THE WEST
MONDAY. THE FRONT WILL CROSS MONDAY NIGHT FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE
TUESDAY.

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AMZ130-091100-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
714 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ131-091100-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
714 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

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AMZ135-091100-
PAMLICO SOUND-
714 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN
1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ136-091100-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
714 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES FLAT.

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AMZ137-091100-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
714 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

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AMZ150-091100-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
714 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE
THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.

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AMZ152-091100-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
714 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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AMZ154-091100-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
714 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT... BUILDING TO 5 TO
7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ156-091100-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
714 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FT...THEN 1 TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP... INCREASING TO CHOPPY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO
FLAT.

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AMZ158-091100-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
714 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT LATE THIS
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
INCREASING TO ROUGH LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO
A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. NEAR SHORE...SEAS AROUND 2 FT IN THE
MORNING...THEN 1 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FT...THEN 1 TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

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