Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1041 PM 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

AMZ100-271115-
1041 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
LOW PRESSURE WILL LIFT NORTHEAST AWAY FROM THE AREA TONIGHT. 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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AMZ130-271115-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1041 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE
EVENING...THEN 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN
1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT...THEN 1 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ131-271115-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1041 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP LATE.
.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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ135-271115-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1041 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT...THEN 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.

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AMZ136-271115-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1041 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT LATE.
.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. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 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...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ137-271115-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1041 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

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

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AMZ150-271115-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1041 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

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

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT 4 TO 6 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT... EXCEPT 3 TO
5 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.

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AMZ152-154-271115-
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-
1041 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

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

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.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. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.

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AMZ156-271115-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1041 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

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

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
INCREASING TO ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS... INCREASING
TO 10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 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...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE
CHOP.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ158-271115-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1041 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

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

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... INCREASING TO
ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO
CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT AROUND 2 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
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...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT... INCREASING TO LIGHT
CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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