Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
713 AM EDT SUN APR 19 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

AMZ100-192315-
713 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDING OVER THE AREA FROM THE NORTH WILL SHIFT
OFFSHORE TODAY. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTHEAST ACROSS THE AREA
TONIGHT AS LOW PRESSURE MOVES INTO THE OHIO VALLEY. A COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE THROUGH FROM THE WEST EARLY TUESDAY FOLLOWED BY HIGH
PRESSURE WEDNESDAY. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE IN FROM THE
NORTHWEST THURSDAY.

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AMZ130-192315-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
713 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE THIS
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS WITH
A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-192315-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
713 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS WITH
A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-192315-
PAMLICO SOUND-
713 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-192315-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
713 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS
MORNING. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS WITH
A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-192315-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
713 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS WITH
A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-192315-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
713 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT
LATE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 5
FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-192315-
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-
713 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT THIS AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY LATE.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-192315-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
713 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT LATE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY
LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY...INCREASING TO ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS WITH
A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-192315-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
713 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS
MORNING... THEN SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
CHOPPY. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 4 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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