Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
105 PM EST FRI MAR 6 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

AMZ100-070215-
105 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
COLD HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE REGION TODAY AND REMAIN IN
PLACE THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH EARLY
MONDAY...THEN AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL IMPACT THE REGION TUESDAY
AND WEDNESDAY.

$$

AMZ130-070215-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
105 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY... THEN
A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

AMZ131-070215-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
105 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY...THEN A
CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

AMZ135-070215-
PAMLICO SOUND-
105 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 25 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY... THEN
A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

AMZ136-070215-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
105 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT.
.SAT NIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP.
.MON...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING
TO LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY...THEN A
CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

AMZ137-070215-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
105 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP.
.MON...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING
TO LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY...THEN A
CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

AMZ150-070215-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
105 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND
2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY...THEN A
CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

AMZ152-154-070215-
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-
105 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 35
KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW AROUND 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN LIKELY...THEN A
CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

AMZ156-070215-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
105 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

AMZ158-070215-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
105 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... EXCEPT
AROUND 2 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT EARLY. SEAS 4
TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NEAR SHORE...SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
CHOPPY.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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