Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
541 AM EST TUE FEB 21 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

AMZ100-212215-
541 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND OVER THE AREA FROM THE NORTH TODAY.  THE
HIGH WILL SLIDE OFFSHORE WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE THROUGH THE AREA ON SATURDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN
SUNDAY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ130-212215-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
541 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...
THEN AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-212215-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
541 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES FLAT...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-212215-
PAMLICO SOUND-
541 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT...
THEN 2 TO 3 FT.

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AMZ136-212215-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
541 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-212215-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
541 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES FLAT...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ150-212215-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
541 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6
SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-212215-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
541 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8
SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.


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AMZ156-212215-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
541 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6
SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... DIMINISHING TO FLAT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO ROUGH.

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AMZ158-212215-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
541 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5
SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP.


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