Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
623 PM EST MON FEB 20 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

AMZ100-211115-
623 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND OVER THE AREA FROM THE NORTH INTO TUESDAY.
THE HIGH WILL SLIDE OFFSHORE WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. A COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE IN FROM THE WEST SATURDAY.

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AMZ130-211115-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
623 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ131-211115-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
623 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ135-211115-
PAMLICO SOUND-
623 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN
1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.

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AMZ136-211115-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
623 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

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

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AMZ137-211115-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
623 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ150-211115-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
623 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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AMZ152-154-211115-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
623 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.

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AMZ156-211115-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
623 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO CHOPPY.


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AMZ158-211115-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
623 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO
CHOPPY.

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