Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1007 PM EDT FRI APR 28 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

AMZ100-291000-
1007 PM EDT FRI APR 28 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. A STRONG LOW PRESSURE AREA MAY AFFECT THE REGION LATE NEXT
WEEK.

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AMZ130-291000-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1007 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.OVERNIGHT...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 AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-291000-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1007 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT 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 AROUND 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP, INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-291000-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1007 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT LATE THIS
EVENING, THEN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG LATE THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG WITH
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.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. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT, THEN AROUND 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-291000-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1007 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT 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...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP, INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-291000-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1007 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT 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...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-291000-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1007 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-291000-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
1007 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT, BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ154-291000-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1007 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT, BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO
10 FT, SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-291000-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1007 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT, BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY, INCREASING TO ROUGH IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS ROUGH. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT,
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH,
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-291000-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1007 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY,
INCREASING TO ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...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, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY, DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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