Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1032 PM EDT FRI APR 24 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

AMZ100-251015-
1032 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA OVERNIGHT. THE HIGH WILL
MOVE OFFSHORE EARLY SATURDAY AS DEVELOPING LOW PRESSURE APPROACHES
FROM THE WEST. THE LOW WILL TRACK OFF THE COAST SATURDAY NIGHT AND
SUNDAY. HIGH PRESSURE RETURNS EARLY NEXT WEEK BEFORE ANOTHER LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM AFFECTS THE AREA DURING THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK.

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AMZ130-251015-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1032 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY
IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING... THEN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ131-251015-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1032 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW...THEN BECOMING NW
LATE. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP LATE.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ135-251015-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1032 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT...THEN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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AMZ136-251015-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1032 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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AMZ137-251015-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1032 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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AMZ150-251015-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1032 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5
SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE EVENING.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

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AMZ152-154-251015-
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-
1032 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6
SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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AMZ156-251015-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1032 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AROUND 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY... MAINLY
IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...
DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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AMZ158-251015-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1032 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...EXCEPT 1 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NEAR SHORE...SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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