Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
702 AM EDT SUN APR 26 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

AMZ100-262230-
702 AM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
DEVELOPING LOW PRESSURE OFFSHORE WILL PULL AWAY FROM THE COAST WHILE
A COLD FRONT CONTINUES TO MOVE SOUTH OF THE AREA TODAY. HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE AREA EARLY NEXT WEEK BEFORE  ANOTHER LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM AFFECTS THE REGION DURING THE MIDDLE  OF THE WEEK.


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AMZ130-262230-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
702 AM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS... MAINLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING
NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE
EVENING...THEN 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.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...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT...THEN 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.

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AMZ131-262230-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
702 AM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT WITH
FREQUENT GUSTS TO 25 KT LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY LATE THIS MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS...MAINLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING
NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A
MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.MON...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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AMZ135-262230-
PAMLICO SOUND-
702 AM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS...MAINLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.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 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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AMZ136-262230-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
702 AM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT LATE THIS
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SCATTERED
SHOWERS...MAINLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.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...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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AMZ137-262230-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
702 AM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS...MAINLY THIS
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...NW WINDS AROUND 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...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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AMZ150-262230-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
702 AM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4
TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS...MAINLY
THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 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.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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AMZ152-154-262230-
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-
702 AM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS...MAINLY THIS
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT LATE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 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 6 SECONDS.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE
OF RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN LIKELY...THEN A
CHANCE OF RAIN.

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AMZ156-262230-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
702 AM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH
FREQUENT GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY THIS AFTERNOON. SCATTERED
SHOWERS...MAINLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.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. 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...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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AMZ158-262230-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
702 AM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP THIS AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS...
MAINLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO
A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 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.
.WED...E 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. A CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
.THU...N 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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