Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
935 AM EDT SAT APR 18 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

AMZ100-182115-
935 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL GRADUALLY MOVE OFF THE SOUTHEAST
COAST TODAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND OVER THE AREA THROUGH
TONIGHT. LOW PRESSURE APPROACHES FROM THE SOUTHWEST SUNDAY AND
TRACKS THROUGH THE REGION MONDAY. ANOTHER COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH
THE AREA EARLY TUESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN TUESDAY THROUGH
THURSDAY.

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AMZ130-182115-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
935 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

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

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-182115-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
935 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE 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 AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-182115-
PAMLICO SOUND-
935 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E THIS AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING AND EARLY
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...S 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 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-182115-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
935 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT
THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING
AND EARLY AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-182115-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
935 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE THIS AFTERNOON.
WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING AND EARLY
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...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 AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-182115-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
935 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... BUILDING TO
5 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 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 AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.


WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-182115-
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-
935 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING AND EARLY
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 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. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-182115-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
935 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
LATE THIS MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 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 5 TO 7 FT. 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 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-182115-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
935 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

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

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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