Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
319 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

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

AMZ100-042030-
319 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND OVER THE AREA FROM THE NORTH TODAY AND
THEN MOVE OFFSHORE TONIGHT. LOW PRESSURE WILL APPROACH FROM THE
SOUTHWEST TONIGHT AND MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS MONDAY...FOLLOWED BY
HIGH PRESSURE FROM THE NORTH MONDAY NIGHT. COMPLEX LOW PRESSURE
WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE AREA TUESDAY AND MOVE OFFSHORE WEDNESDAY.
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THURSDAY.

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AMZ130-042030-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
319 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
LATE.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE
MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT...THEN 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...
THEN AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ131-042030-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
319 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG
IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ135-042030-
PAMLICO SOUND-
319 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
LATE.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG IN
THE EVENING. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT...THEN 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ136-042030-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
319 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...BECOMING LIGHT
AND VARIABLE. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN
THE EVENING. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ137-042030-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
319 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY... MAINLY
IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ150-042030-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
319 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. NEAR SHORE...SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ152-042030-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
319 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. RAIN...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT... SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ154-042030-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
319 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. RAIN...MAINLY
IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ156-042030-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
319 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG IN THE
EVENING. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO
CHOPPY.

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AMZ158-042030-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
319 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE THIS
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP... DIMINISHING TO LIGHT
CHOP LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NEAR SHORE...SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING
TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE
MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. RAIN...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP
IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO
LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO
CHOPPY.

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