Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1010 AM EST THU DEC 8 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

AMZ100-082315-
1010 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON,
FOLLOWED BY COLD HIGH PRESSURE FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY. THE HIGH WILL
MOVE OFFSHORE SUNDAY WITH A COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM THE WEST
MONDAY. THE FRONT WILL CROSS MONDAY NIGHT FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE
TUESDAY.

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AMZ130-082315-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1010 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT THIS AFTERNOON. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...
THEN AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ131-082315-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1010 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES FLAT...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ135-082315-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1010 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES
1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT THIS AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN
1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT...
THEN AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ136-082315-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1010 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES FLAT... INCREASING TO
LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ137-082315-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1010 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ150-082315-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1010 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT EARLY
THIS AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... BUILDING TO 6 TO
7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NEAR SHORE...SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 4 TO 6 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ152-082315-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
1010 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ154-082315-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1010 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS AROUND
2 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ156-082315-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1010 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY LATE. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS AROUND
2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ158-082315-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1010 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY LATE. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
ROUGH.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND
2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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