Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
944 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 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

AMZ100-010930-
944 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
AN UPPER LEVEL LOW WILL REMAIN STATIONARY ACROSS THE OHIO RIVER
VALLEY TONIGHT THEN MOVE NORTH SATURDAY AND NORTHEAST TOWARDS NEW
ENGLAND SUNDAY PUSHING A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE AREA SUNDAY NIGHT.
THE FRONT WILL STALL OFF OF THE COAST EARLY NEXT WEEK WHILE HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS IN FROM THE NORTH. HURRICANE MATTHEW IS FORECAST TO
MOVE NORTH OF THE BAHAMAS AND OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST MID TO LATE
NEXT WEEK. PLEASE SEE THE LATEST FORECASTS FROM THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER FOR THE LATEST ON HURRICANE MATTHEW.

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AMZ130-010930-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
944 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-010930-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
944 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-010930-
PAMLICO SOUND-
944 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 15 KT EARLY...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-010930-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
944 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG LATE.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-010930-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
944 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-010930-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
944 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT
SATURDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-010930-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
944 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT
SATURDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT... BUILDING TO 7 TO
10 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ154-010930-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
944 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT...INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT... BUILDING TO 7 TO
10 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-010930-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
944 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 11 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF TSTMS
IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... BUILDING TO 7 TO
10 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-010930-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
944 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT... INCREASING TO LIGHT
CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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