Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
338 PM EDT MON SEP 26 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

AMZ100-270730-
338 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK AREA OF LOW PRESSURE OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST WILL LIFT NORTHEAST
TONIGHT AND TUESDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH FROM THE WEST
TUESDAY NIGHT. AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE OVER THE GREAT LAKES
WEDNESDAY WILL MOVE INTO THE MID-ATLANTIC STATES FRIDAY AND LINGER
INTO THE WEEKEND.

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AMZ130-270730-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
338 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...N 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...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING SW 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...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-270730-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
338 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...N 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. 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...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-270730-
PAMLICO SOUND-
338 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...N 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...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-270730-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
338 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. 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 AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES FLAT... INCREASING TO
LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-270730-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
338 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. 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...BECOMING E. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-270730-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
338 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2
TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
LATE.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...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 CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 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 3 FT. 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...SW WINDS AROUND 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...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.


WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-270730-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
338 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LATE.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...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 AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. 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 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...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.


WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ154-270730-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
338 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2
TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5
FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...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 SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 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 AROUND 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...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.


WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-270730-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
338 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2
TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...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 CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 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...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. 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...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-270730-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
338 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...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 CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.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...BECOMING E. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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