Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
708 PM EST TUE FEB 21 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

AMZ100-221215-
708 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND OVER THE AREA FROM OFFSHORE THROUGH
FRIDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH ON SATURDAY. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BUILD IN SUNDAY AND MONDAY THEN SLIDE OFFSHORE TUESDAY.

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AMZ130-221215-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
708 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG LATE.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT...
THEN AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT...THEN 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-221215-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
708 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY FOG LATE.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO AROUND 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-221215-
PAMLICO SOUND-
708 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG LATE.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...
THEN 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...THEN 1 FT.

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AMZ136-221215-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
708 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG LATE.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ137-221215-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
708 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG LATE.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ150-221215-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
708 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-221215-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
708 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-221215-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
708 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG LATE.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO CHOPPY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ158-221215-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
708 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG LATE.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO CHOPPY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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