Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
704 AM EDT MON SEP 26 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

AMZ100-262100-
704 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE ALONG THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST WILL MOVE EAST TODAY. AN
AREA OF LOW PRESSURE OFF THE COAST OF GEORGIA THIS EVENING WILL MOVE
NORTHEAST TONIGHT AND TUESDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH FROM
THE WEST TUESDAY NIGHT. AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE OVER THE GREAT LAKES
WEDNESDAY WILL MOVE INTO THE MID- ATLANTIC STATES FRIDAY AND LINGER
INTO THE WEEKEND.

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AMZ130-262100-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
704 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-262100-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
704 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-262100-
PAMLICO SOUND-
704 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-262100-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
704 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-262100-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
704 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-262100-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
704 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 7 SECONDS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-262100-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
704 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ154-262100-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
704 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 6 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-262100-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
704 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...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.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-262100-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
704 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 4 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT... INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN
THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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