Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1053 AM EST SUN FEB 19 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

AMZ100-192315-
1053 AM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE AREA FROM THE WEST THIS AFTERNOON
AND EXTEND OVER THE AREA FROM THE NORTH THROUGH TUESDAY. THE HIGH
WILL THEN SLIDE OFFSHORE WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.

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AMZ130-192315-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1053 AM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING N. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ131-192315-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1053 AM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N LATE. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT LATE.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ135-192315-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1053 AM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE
EVENING...THEN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ136-192315-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1053 AM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ137-192315-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1053 AM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT...
INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ150-192315-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1053 AM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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AMZ152-154-192315-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1053 AM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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AMZ156-192315-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1053 AM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO
FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ158-192315-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1053 AM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT... EXCEPT AROUND
2 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... DIMINISHING TO
FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT... BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP.

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