Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
401 PM EDT THU APR 27 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

AMZ100-280730-
401 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE ATLANTIC WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE
WEEKEND PRODUCING RECORD OR NEAR RECORD HIGHS OVER EASTERN NORTH
CAROLINA. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST MONDAY AND
CROSS LATE MONDAY NIGHT OR EARLY TUESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD IN BEHIND THE FRONT WEDNESDAY.

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AMZ130-280730-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
401 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT, THEN AROUND 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT, THEN 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-280730-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
401 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-280730-
PAMLICO SOUND-
401 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT, THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE
EVENING, THEN 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT, THEN 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING, THEN 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT, THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT, THEN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-280730-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
401 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS, THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-280730-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
401 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-280730-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
401 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-280730-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
401 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT,
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ154-280730-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
401 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, BECOMING SW 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT,
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-280730-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
401 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS ROUGH. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY, DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-280730-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
401 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT, EXCEPT 3 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP, INCREASING TO CHOPPY
LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY, DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS ROUGH. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT,
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP,
DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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