Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
937 PM EDT THU MAR 23 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

AMZ100-240915-
937 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND OVER THE WATERS FROM THE NORTH TONIGHT
AND THEN SLIDE OFFSHORE FRIDAY. THE HIGH WILL REMAIN OFFSHORE
THROUGH THE WEEKEND WITH THE NEXT FRONTAL SYSTEM APPROACHING THE
MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ130-240915-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
937 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...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 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-240915-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
937 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...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...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-240915-
PAMLICO SOUND-
937 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 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 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.


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AMZ136-240915-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
937 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...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...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-240915-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
937 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...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.

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AMZ150-240915-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
937 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...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
5 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.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...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 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.

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AMZ152-240915-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
937 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT FRIDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...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
5 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. 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. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ154-240915-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
937 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT FRIDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. 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. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ156-240915-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
937 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP LATE.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ158-240915-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
937 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT AROUND 2 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING
TO LIGHT CHOP LATE.
.FRI...E 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 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...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. 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 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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