Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
403 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

AMZ100-191945-
403 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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AMZ130-191945-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
403 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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AMZ131-191945-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
403 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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AMZ135-191945-
PAMLICO SOUND-
403 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.

$$

AMZ136-191945-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
403 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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AMZ137-191945-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
403 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.

$$

AMZ150-191945-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
403 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 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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AMZ152-154-191945-
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-
403 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 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.

$$

AMZ156-191945-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
403 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 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.

$$

AMZ158-191945-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
403 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 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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