Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
415 PM EST WED JAN 18 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

AMZ100-190915-
415 PM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRIEFLY BUILD OVER THE AREA THURSDAY, THEN
ANOTHER FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH FRIDAY. A STRONG AREA OF LOW
PRESSURE AND FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE AREA SUNDAY INTO EARLY
MONDAY.

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AMZ130-190915-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
415 PM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-190915-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
415 PM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-190915-
PAMLICO SOUND-
415 PM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1
FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT...
THEN AROUND 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-190915-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
415 PM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SHOWERS LIKELY...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY... THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-190915-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
415 PM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES FLAT. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
THEN SHOWERS LIKELY.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-190915-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
415 PM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE
THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.FRI...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-190915-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
415 PM EST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE
THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ154-190915-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
415 PM EST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE
THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO
10 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ156-190915-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
415 PM EST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE
THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A
MODERATE CHOP LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO ROUGH. SHOWERS LIKELY... THEN SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE
CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-190915-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
415 PM EST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...EXCEPT 1 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING
TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. NEAR SHORE, SEAS 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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