Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
712 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

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

AMZ100-262345-
712 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE ALONG THE NORTH CAROLINA COAST TODAY. A WEAK
FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA ON THURSDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD INTO NORTH CAROLINA BY THE END OF THE WEEK AND REMAIN THROUGH
THE WEEKEND. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA MONDAY WITH
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN TUESDAY.

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AMZ130-262345-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
712 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 20
TO 25 KT THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. RAIN UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN 1 TO 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT THROUGH FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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AMZ131-262345-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
712 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW
20 TO 25 KT THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES CHOPPY. RAIN UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

AMZ135-262345-
PAMLICO SOUND-
712 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 20
TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS MORNING. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ136-262345-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
712 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING
NW THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY
EARLY THIS AFTERNOON... THEN DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE.
PATCHY FOG EARLY THIS MORNING. RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN A
CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.

$$

AMZ137-262345-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
712 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING
NW THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY
LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN
A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

AMZ150-262345-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
712 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW
THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS MORNING. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
NEAR SHORE...SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-262345-
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-
712 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25
TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING W AROUND 25 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 30 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO
12 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS MORNING.
RAIN. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-262345-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
712 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO
25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 30 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 7
TO 10 FT THIS AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO ROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS MORNING. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-262345-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
712 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25
TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY
ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO ROUGH LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS MORNING. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. NEAR SHORE...SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... EXCEPT 2 TO
4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.FRI...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.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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