Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
932 PM EST FRI FEB 27 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

AMZ100-281015-
932 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD NORTH OF THE AREA THROUGH SUNDAY. A WEAK
COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NORTHWEST SUNDAY NIGHT AND CROSS
THE REGION MONDAY. THE FRONT WILL STALL TO THE SOUTH MONDAY NIGHT
THEN LIFT NORTH THROUGH THE REGION LATE TUESDAY. A STRONGER COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST WEDNESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND
CROSS THE AREA ON THURSDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE
WEST FRIDAY.

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AMZ130-281015-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
932 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE
EVENING...THEN 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.


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AMZ131-281015-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
932 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES
CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ135-281015-
PAMLICO SOUND-
932 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ136-281015-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
932 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

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

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AMZ137-281015-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
932 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

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

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AMZ150-281015-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
932 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 4 TO 6 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS AROUND 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ152-154-281015-
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-
932 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS AROUND 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ156-281015-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
932 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 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 SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING
TO 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ158-281015-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
932 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...INCREASING TO ROUGH.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
ROUGH.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... EXCEPT 2 TO
3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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