Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
106 AM 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

AMZ100-271415-
106 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE AWAY FROM THE COAST THIS EVENING AS HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA FROM THE NORTH THROUGH THE
WEEKEND. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACHES THE REGION EARLY NEXT
WEEK.

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AMZ130-271415-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
106 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ131-271415-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
106 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...E 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 NE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ135-271415-
PAMLICO SOUND-
106 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT...
THEN AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ136-271415-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
106 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. AREAS OF
FOG.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...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...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ137-271415-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
106 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 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. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ150-271415-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
106 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.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 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ152-154-271415-
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-
106 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 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.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING
TO 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ156-271415-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
106 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 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.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ158-271415-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
106 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... EXCEPT
2 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT AROUND 3 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... EXCEPT AROUND
3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.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.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP... DIMINISHING TO LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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