Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1001 PM EST FRI DEC 9 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

AMZ100-101100-
1001 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
COLD HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE AREA TONIGHT AND EXITS SUNDAY. A
WARM FRONT WILL MOVE NORTH THROUGH THE AREA SUNDAY NIGHT. A COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE WEST MONDAY AND PASS THROUGH
MONDAY NIGHT WHILE STALLING JUST TO THE SOUTH. THE FRONT WILL LIFT
NORTH ACROSS THE AREA AS A WARM FRONT TUESDAY NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD
FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

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AMZ130-101100-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1001 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ131-101100-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1001 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ135-101100-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1001 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...
THEN AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ136-101100-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1001 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT 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. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ137-101100-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1001 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.OVERNIGHT...N 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...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ150-101100-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1001 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.OVERNIGHT...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. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT...EXCEPT 1 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ152-101100-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
1001 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.OVERNIGHT...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. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ154-101100-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1001 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ156-101100-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1001 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.OVERNIGHT...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. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN
1 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... INCREASING TO ROUGH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW AROUND 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ158-101100-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1001 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...EXCEPT 1 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING
TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... EXCEPT 1 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 9 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 8 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... INCREASING TO ROUGH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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