Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
935 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 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

AMZ100-290945-
935 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA THROUGH SUNDAY.
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA MONDAY AND MONDAY  NIGHT. A
BACK DOOR COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA WEDNESDAY THEN A
WARM FRONT WILL MOVE NORTH THROUGH THE AREA THURSDAY. A COLD FRONT
WILL CROSS THE AREA NEXT SATURDAY.

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AMZ130-290945-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
935 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING...
THEN 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT...THEN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.

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AMZ131-290945-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
935 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

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AMZ135-290945-
PAMLICO SOUND-
935 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT.

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AMZ136-290945-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
935 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ137-290945-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
935 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES
A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ150-290945-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
935 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... EXCEPT 3 TO
5 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.

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AMZ152-154-290945-
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-
935 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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AMZ156-290945-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
935 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...
INCREASING TO VERY ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 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.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE
CHOP.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO
CHOPPY.

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AMZ158-290945-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
935 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT AROUND 2 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO
A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...INCREASING TO
ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 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.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE
CHOP.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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