Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
701 AM EDT TUE APR 21 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

AMZ100-212230-
701 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFFSHORE THIS MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDS OVER THE REGION TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. A WEAK COLD FRONT
WILL CROSS THE AREA THURSDAY. ANOTHER DISTURBANCE WILL AFFECT THE
REGION BY NEXT WEEKEND.

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AMZ130-212230-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
701 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT THIS MORNING...THEN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING...
THEN 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT...THEN 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ131-212230-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
701 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ135-212230-
PAMLICO SOUND-
701 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT THIS MORNING...THEN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT...THEN 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ136-212230-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
701 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ137-212230-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
701 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT LATE.
WAVES LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT LATE.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ150-212230-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
701 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ152-154-212230-
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-
701 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ156-212230-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
701 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT
CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE
CHOP.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ158-212230-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
701 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. NEAR SHORE...SEAS 3 TO 4
FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT THIS AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 6
SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT
CHOP.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 4 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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