Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
247 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 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

AMZ100-241830-
247 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO EXTEND OVER THE AREA WHILE MOVING
OFFSHORE TODAY AND TONIGHT. THE HIGH WILL REMAIN OFFSHORE
THROUGH THE WEEKEND WITH THE NEXT COLD FRONTAL SYSTEM MOVING
THROUGH THE AREA TUESDAY NIGHT.

$$

AMZ130-241830-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
247 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ131-241830-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
247 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TODAY...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ135-241830-
PAMLICO SOUND-
247 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ136-241830-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
247 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TODAY...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ137-241830-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
247 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ150-241830-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
247 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ152-241830-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
247 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO S 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT SUBSIDING TO AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ154-241830-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
247 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO S 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ156-241830-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
247 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ158-241830-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
247 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$



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