Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
709 PM EST FRI DEC 2 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

AMZ100-031130-
709 PM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NORTHWEST THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY,
BRINGING COOL AND DRY WEATHER. SEVERAL AREAS OF LOW PRESSURE WILL
AFFECT THE AREA SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY.

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AMZ130-031130-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
709 PM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT LATE THIS
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY... MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES AROUND 2 FT...THEN
1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ131-031130-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
709 PM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. RAIN LIKELY... MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ135-031130-
PAMLICO SOUND-
709 PM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 25 KT LATE
THIS EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING...
THEN 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY... MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT...THEN 1 FT.

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AMZ136-031130-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
709 PM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. RAIN LIKELY... MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS
LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

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AMZ137-031130-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
709 PM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS
LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ150-031130-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
709 PM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.


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AMZ152-031130-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
709 PM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE
THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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AMZ154-031130-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
709 PM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5
SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5
SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.


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AMZ156-031130-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
709 PM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT
CHOP.

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AMZ158-031130-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
709 PM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO
A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO
FLAT.

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