Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
642 AM EDT THU APR 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

AMZ100-272215-
642 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE ATLANTIC WILL CONTINUE TO EXTEND OVER EASTERN
NC THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE  WEST
MONDAY AND CROSS LATE MONDAY NIGHT OR EARLY TUESDAY. HIGH  PRESSURE
WILL BUILD IN BEHIND THE FRONT WEDNESDAY.

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AMZ130-272215-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
642 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-272215-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
642 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES CHOPPY,
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-272215-
PAMLICO SOUND-
642 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S AROUND 15 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT..
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-272215-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
642 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO
20 KT THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP, INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP LATE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-272215-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
642 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20
KT THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP, INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ150-272215-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
642 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-272215-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
642 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT,
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ154-272215-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
642 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, BECOMING SW 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT,
BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ156-272215-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
642 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

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

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ158-272215-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
642 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT EARLY, BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT, EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT, SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6
SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY, DIMINISHING TO A
MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT, BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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