Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1043 AM EDT WED SEP 28 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

AMZ100-282215-
1043 AM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE WATERS WILL MOVE OFFSHORE THIS
AFTERNOON. A WEAK LOW PRESSURE AREA WILL DEVELOP WEST OF THE
REGION TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY THEN DISSIPATE AS IT SLIDES TOWARD THE
COAST THIS WEEKEND. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NORTH
EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

AMZ130-282215-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1043 AM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ131-282215-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1043 AM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS EARLY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ135-282215-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1043 AM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ136-282215-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1043 AM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES FLAT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ137-282215-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1043 AM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ150-282215-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1043 AM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ152-282215-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
1043 AM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ154-282215-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1043 AM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.FRI...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ156-282215-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1043 AM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ158-282215-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1043 AM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... DIMINISHING TO
FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$



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