Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
649 AM EDT SUN APR 30 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

AMZ100-302245-
649 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE ATLANTIC WILL EXTEND INTO THE AREA THROUGH
TONIGHT PRODUCING A WARM SOUTHERLY FLOW WHICH WILL LEAD TO NEAR
RECORD HIGHS OVER EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA TODAY. A COLD  FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE WEST MONDAY AND CROSS EASTERN NC  TUESDAY MORNING.
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN BEHIND THE FRONT  WEDNESDAY. A STRONG
AND SLOW MOVING LOW PRESSURE AREA WILL  AFFECT THE REGION LATE THIS
WEEK.

$$

AMZ130-302245-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
649 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT, BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING, THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO AROUND 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING, THEN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS, THEN SHOWERS LIKELY.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ131-302245-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
649 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING, THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS, THEN SHOWERS LIKELY.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ135-302245-
PAMLICO SOUND-
649 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. PATCHY FOG EARLY
THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING, THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING, THEN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT, THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS, THEN SHOWERS LIKELY.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ136-302245-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
649 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP, INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE.
.TONIGHT...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. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP, INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS, THEN SHOWERS LIKELY.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ137-302245-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
649 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...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. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP, INCREASING TO CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS, THEN SHOWERS LIKELY.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ150-302245-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
649 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG EARLY THIS MORNING WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT, BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. NEAR SHORE, SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT, EXCEPT 4 TO 6 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE EVENING, THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT, BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS, THEN SHOWERS LIKELY.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ152-302245-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
649 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE MONDAY
NIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG EARLY THIS MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE EVENING, THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT, SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY, MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT, SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT, BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS,
THEN SHOWERS LIKELY.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ154-302245-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
649 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE MONDAY
NIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG EARLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT, BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING, THEN
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT, SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY, MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT, BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS,
THEN SHOWERS LIKELY.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ156-302245-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
649 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE MONDAY
NIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG
EARLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP, INCREASING TO CHOPPY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.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.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY,
INCREASING TO ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING, THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT, SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH, DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN
THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP, INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT, BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY,
INCREASING TO ROUGH. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS, THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ158-302245-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
649 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP, INCREASING TO CHOPPY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.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.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY,
INCREASING TO ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT, EXCEPT 5 TO 8 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
ROUGH. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY,
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT, BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY,
INCREASING TO ROUGH. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS, THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$


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