Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
515 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 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

AMZ100-012115-
515 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
AN UPPER LEVEL LOW ACROSS THE OHIO RIVER VALLEY WILL MOVE NORTH
TODAY AND NORTHEAST TOWARDS NEW ENGLAND SUNDAY PUSHING A COLD FRONT
ACROSS THE AREA SUNDAY NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL STALL OFF OF THE COAST
EARLY NEXT WEEK WHILE HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FROM THE NORTH.
HURRICANE MATTHEW IS FORECAST TO MOVE NORTH OF THE BAHAMAS AND OFF
THE SOUTHEAST COAST LATE NEXT WEEK. PLEASE SEE THE LATEST FORECASTS
FROM THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER FOR THE LATEST ON HURRICANE
MATTHEW.

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AMZ130-012115-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
515 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.


WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-012115-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
515 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-012115-
PAMLICO SOUND-
515 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE
THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. 1 TO 2 FT THIS MORNING...THEN 1 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-012115-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
515 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-012115-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
515 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
A CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-012115-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
515 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT
THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FT LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-012115-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
515 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT
THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE
THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FT LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT... BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ154-012115-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
515 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT
THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE
THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FT LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT...INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT... BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-012115-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
515 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE
THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5
SECONDS...INCREASING TO 12 SECONDS THIS AFTERNOON. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF
TSTMS EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE
THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-012115-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
515 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT LATE THIS
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 12 SECONDS THIS AFTERNOON.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT
CHOP LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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