Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
446 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

AMZ100-272030-
446 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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AMZ130-272030-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
446 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN
1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND
2 FT. RAIN LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT...THEN 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.

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AMZ131-272030-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
446 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...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 AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN 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...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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AMZ135-272030-
PAMLICO SOUND-
446 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

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

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AMZ136-272030-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
446 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE 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 AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES FLAT.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.FRI...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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AMZ137-272030-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
446 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

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

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AMZ150-272030-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
446 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. RAIN LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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AMZ152-154-272030-
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-
446 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

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

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AMZ156-272030-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
446 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

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

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AMZ158-272030-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
446 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

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

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