Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1054 AM EST TUE DEC 6 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

AMZ100-070400-
1054 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
LOW PRESSURE WILL LIFT NORTHEAST ACROSS THE AREA TODAY THEN MOVE
OFFSHORE TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
THROUGH LATE THURSDAY, FOLLOWED BY COLD HIGH PRESSURE FRIDAY INTO
SATURDAY. THE HIGH WILL MOVE OFFSHORE SUNDAY WITH A COLD FRONT
APPROACHING FROM THE WEST MONDAY.

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AMZ130-070400-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1054 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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AMZ131-070400-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1054 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES
CHOPPY. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ135-070400-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1054 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES 2
TO 3 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT THROUGH FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT.

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AMZ136-070400-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1054 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
BECOMING S LATE. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ137-070400-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1054 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
BECOMING S LATE. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES
CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ150-070400-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1054 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT 4 TO 6 FT NEAR SHORE.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT... EXCEPT 4 TO 5 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.


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AMZ152-070400-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
1054 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. RAIN WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.


WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ154-070400-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1054 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. RAIN WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-070400-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1054 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

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

.REST OF TODAY...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-070400-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1054 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

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

.REST OF TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 5
TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
CHOPPY. RAIN WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE THIS
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
LATE.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT 4 TO 6 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8
SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W 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 SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE
CHOP.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND
2 FT...THEN 1 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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