Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
249 PM EST MON DEC 5 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

AMZ100-060730-
249 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
WEAK LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE WELL OFFSHORE TONIGHT. ANOTHER AREA OF
LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA TUESDAY AND MOVE OFFSHORE
TUESDAY NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY...FOLLOWED BY COLD HIGH PRESSURE FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY.


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AMZ130-060730-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
249 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ131-060730-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
249 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES
CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW AROUND 5 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

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AMZ135-060730-
PAMLICO SOUND-
249 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
LATE THIS EVENING. RAIN LIKELY LATE.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN
1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT...THEN 1 FT.

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AMZ136-060730-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
249 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
RAIN LATE THIS EVENING. RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

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AMZ137-060730-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
249 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE. A CHANCE
OF RAIN LATE THIS EVENING. RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

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AMZ150-060730-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
249 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT 4 TO 6 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT 4 TO 6 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.


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AMZ152-060730-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
249 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.

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AMZ154-060730-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
249 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE THIS EVENING. RAIN LIKELY LATE.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT.

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AMZ156-060730-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
249 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF RAIN LATE THIS EVENING. RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
INCREASING TO ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS ROUGH.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS ROUGH.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ158-060730-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
249 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 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. A CHANCE OF
RAIN LATE THIS EVENING. RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... INCREASING TO
ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
INCREASING TO ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT...THEN 1 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

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