Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1256 PM EST SUN DEC 4 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

AMZ100-050115-
1256 PM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND OVER THE AREA FROM THE NORTH THIS
AFTERNOON AND THEN MOVE OFFSHORE TONIGHT. LOW PRESSURE WILL
APPROACH FROM THE SOUTHWEST TONIGHT AND MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS
MONDAY...FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE FROM THE NORTH MONDAY NIGHT.
COMPLEX LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE AREA TUESDAY AND MOVE
OFFSHORE WEDNESDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH
THURSDAY.

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AMZ130-050115-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1256 PM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN... MAINLY
IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT...THEN 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ131-050115-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1256 PM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
RAIN...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF RAIN...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
CHOPPY. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ135-050115-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1256 PM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN
THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT...THEN 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ136-050115-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1256 PM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ137-050115-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1256 PM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
RAIN...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ150-050115-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1256 PM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. NEAR SHORE...SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ152-050115-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
1256 PM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. RAIN...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT... SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
RAIN...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ154-050115-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1256 PM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. RAIN...MAINLY
IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...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 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ156-050115-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1256 PM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ158-050115-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1256 PM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NEAR SHORE...SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING
TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE
MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RAIN...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP
IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO
LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...W 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.

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