Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
252 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 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

AMZ100-250615-
252 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND OVER THE AREA FROM OFFSHORE THROUGH EARLY
NEXT WEEK. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH ON WEDNESDAY.

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AMZ130-250615-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
252 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT LATE THIS
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT THIS EVENING...THEN 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-250615-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
252 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-250615-
PAMLICO SOUND-
252 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-250615-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
252 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO AROUND 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-250615-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
252 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO AROUND 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-250615-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
252 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-250615-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
252 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ154-250615-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
252 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-250615-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
252 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE THIS
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-250615-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
252 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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