Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1233 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

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

AMZ100-271230-
1233 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA OVER THE FIRST PART OF THE
WEEK. LOW PRESSURE WILL AFFECT THE AREA THROUGH THE LAST HALF OF THE
WEEK. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN OVER THE WEEKEND AND REMAIN INTO
THE BEGINNING OF THE WEEK.

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AMZ130-271230-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1233 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. RAIN
LIKELY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT.

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AMZ131-271230-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1233 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES
CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ135-271230-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1233 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.

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AMZ136-271230-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1233 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG
LATE.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ137-271230-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1233 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ150-271230-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1233 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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AMZ152-154-271230-
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-
1233 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
RAIN LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.

$$

AMZ156-271230-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1233 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... INCREASING TO ROUGH. RAIN
LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY.

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AMZ158-271230-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1233 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT... EXCEPT
AROUND 2 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. NEAR SHORE...SEAS AROUND
2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY.
.THU...NE 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. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.

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