Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
750 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 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

AMZ100-271115-
750 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND OVER THE AREA FROM OFFSHORE THROUGH
MONDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY FOLLOWED BY
HIGH PRESSURE FROM THE NORTH THURSDAY. A WARM FRONT WILL MOVE
THROUGH FORM THE SOUTHWEST FRIDAY.

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AMZ130-271115-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
750 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT... THEN 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-271115-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
750 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-271115-
PAMLICO SOUND-
750 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT... THEN 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-271115-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
750 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS
EARLY THIS EVENING.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-271115-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
750 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

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

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-271115-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
750 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-271115-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
750 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ154-271115-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
750 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ156-271115-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
750 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS
EARLY THIS EVENING.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE
CHOP.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-271115-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
750 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS
EARLY THIS EVENING.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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