Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
300 AM EST MON DEC 5 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

AMZ100-051915-
300 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
WEAK LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE ALONG THE SOUTHEAST COAST THIS
MORNING, THEN PUSH OFFSHORE LATE TODAY AND TONIGHT AS HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS IN FROM THE NORTHWEST. LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP
AND MOVE ACROSS THE AREA TUESDAY AND MOVE OFFSHORE TUESDAY NIGHT.
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH LATE THURSDAY...FOLLOWED BY
COLD HIGH PRESSURE FRIDAY INTO THE WEEKEND.

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AMZ130-051915-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
300 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
RAIN EARLY THIS MORNING... THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE THIS
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN... MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1
TO 2 FT. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.

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AMZ131-051915-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
300 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP. RAIN EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES
CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ135-051915-
PAMLICO SOUND-
300 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT LATE THIS
MORNING...THEN BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND
2 FT. RAIN EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE THIS
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN
1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

AMZ136-051915-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
300 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. RAIN
EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ137-051915-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
300 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT LATE THIS
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...BECOMING A MODERATE
CHOP. RAIN EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE THIS
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN
THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES
CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ150-051915-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
300 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT WITH
FREQUENT GUSTS TO 25 KT LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2
TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS...DECREASING
TO 5 SECONDS. RAIN EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE
THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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AMZ152-051915-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
300 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT WITH
FREQUENT GUSTS TO 25 KT LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT THIS AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 6
SECONDS. RAIN THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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AMZ154-051915-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
300 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING N
LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4
TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. RAIN WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-051915-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
300 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

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

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW
LATE THIS MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING N 10 TO 15
KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT LATE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING
TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE. RAIN WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN LIKELY...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO
FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO
ROUGH.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS ROUGH.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-051915-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
300 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT LATE THIS
MORNING...THEN BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT LATE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP
THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY THIS
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...
INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO
A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO
FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO
ROUGH.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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