Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1040 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 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

AMZ100-272215-
1040 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE OFF THE COAST OF SC/GA THIS MORNING WILL
MOVE NORTHEAST TODAY, PASSING OFF THE COAST OF NC TONIGHT. A COLD
FRONT WILL GRADUALLY DISSIPATE OVER THE REGION THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY.
AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL LINGER OVER THE OHIO VALLEY THURSDAY
INTO THE WEEKEND, THEN GRADUALLY LIFT OUT TO THE NORTHEAST EARLY
NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ130-272215-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1040 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS EARLY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-272215-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1040 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS EARLY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN
THE EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-272215-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1040 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ136-272215-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1040 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS EARLY...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN
THE EVENING.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-272215-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1040 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS EARLY...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN
THE EVENING.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-272215-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1040 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-272215-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
1040 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 7 SECONDS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN
THE EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ154-272215-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1040 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ156-272215-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1040 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ158-272215-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1040 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS EARLY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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