Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
717 PM EDT MON MAR 27 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

AMZ100-281130-
717 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND OVER THE AREA FROM OFFSHORE THROUGH
TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...FOLLOWED
BY HIGH PRESSURE FROM THE NORTH WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY. A
WARM FRONT  WILL MOVE THROUGH FROM THE SOUTHWEST FRIDAY. A COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE  THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY.

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AMZ130-281130-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
717 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

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

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-281130-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
717 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-281130-
PAMLICO SOUND-
717 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING...
THEN 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES AROUND 2 FT...THEN
1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-281130-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
717 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING... THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-281130-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
717 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING... THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-281130-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
717 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-281130-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
717 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EDT TUESDAY THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 5 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ154-281130-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
717 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EDT TUESDAY THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-281130-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
717 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EDT TUESDAY THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-281130-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
717 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EDT TUESDAY THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 4 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... EXCEPT 2 TO
4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO
CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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