Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1034 AM EDT MON MAR 27 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

AMZ100-272215-
1034 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND OVER THE AREA FROM OFFSHORE THROUGH TODAY.
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING. A WARM FRONT WILL
MOVE THROUGH FROM THE SOUTHWEST FRIDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY.

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AMZ130-272215-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1034 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT...THEN 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ131-272215-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1034 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...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.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ135-272215-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1034 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
SHOWERS LIKELY.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ136-272215-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1034 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...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.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
SHOWERS LIKELY.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ137-272215-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1034 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...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...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
SHOWERS LIKELY.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ150-272215-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1034 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
SHOWERS LIKELY.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ152-272215-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
1034 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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-
1034 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ156-272215-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1034 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS
LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ158-272215-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1034 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 4 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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