Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
305 AM EST FRI DEC 19 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

AMZ100-191930-
305 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NORTHWEST THROUGH TONIGHT. WEAK
LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP TO THE SOUTHEAST SATURDAY AND DRIFT
SLOWLY EAST ON SUNDAY. ANOTHER LOW WILL DEVELOP NEAR THE COAST
SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY THEN LIFT TO THE NORTHEAST MONDAY NIGHT.
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST TUESDAY AND CROSS
THE REGION WEDNESDAY.

$$

AMZ130-191930-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
305 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT...THEN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.

$$

AMZ131-191930-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
305 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS
LIKELY.

$$

AMZ135-191930-
PAMLICO SOUND-
305 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT...THEN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

$$

AMZ136-191930-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
305 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. RAIN
LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS
LIKELY.

$$

AMZ137-191930-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
305 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
RAIN...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. RAIN
LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS
LIKELY.

$$

AMZ150-191930-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
305 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

$$

AMZ152-154-191930-
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-
305 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

$$

AMZ156-191930-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
305 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
RAIN...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP... DIMINISHING TO LIGHT
CHOP. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY.

$$

AMZ158-191930-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
305 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
RAIN...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP... DIMINISHING TO LIGHT
CHOP. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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