Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
657 AM EDT SAT APR 29 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

AMZ100-292215-
657 AM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE ATLANTIC WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE  SUNDAY
PRODUCING RECORD OR NEAR RECORD HIGHS OVER EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA. A
COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST MONDAY AND  CROSS EASTERN NC
TUESDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN  BEHIND THE FRONT
WEDNESDAY. A STRONG LOW PRESSURE AREA MAY  AFFECT THE REGION LATE
NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ130-292215-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
657 AM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING,
THEN 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-292215-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
657 AM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES ROUGH. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-292215-
PAMLICO SOUND-
657 AM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES
1 FT, THEN 2 TO 3 FT THIS AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG EARLY THIS MORNING
WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT, THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT, THEN AROUND 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-292215-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
657 AM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP, INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-292215-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
657 AM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP, INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP, DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-292215-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
657 AM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
THIS MORNING. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-292215-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
657 AM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG EARLY THIS MORNING. PATCHY FOG LATE THIS
MORNING. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM EARLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT, SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ154-292215-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
657 AM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG EARLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT, BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO
10 FT, SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-292215-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
657 AM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG
EARLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP, INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY,
INCREASING TO ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, BECOMING SW 25 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH,
INCREASING TO VERY ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT, SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-292215-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
657 AM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG
EARLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS ROUGH. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT, SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP, INCREASING TO CHOPPY.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP, INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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