Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1248 AM EST SAT DEC 27 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

AMZ100-271100-
1248 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER THE AREA TONIGHT WILL GRADUALLY SHIFT
OFFSHORE SATURDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA MONDAY.
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE WEST THROUGH MID WEEK.

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AMZ130-271100-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1248 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SW AROUND
5 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ131-271100-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1248 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SW AROUND
5 KT LATE. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ135-271100-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1248 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT
LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ136-271100-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1248 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ137-271100-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1248 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT
LATE. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ150-271100-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1248 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 17 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
16 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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AMZ152-154-271100-
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-
1248 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SW AROUND
5 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
16 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
14 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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AMZ156-271100-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1248 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS FLAT.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 16 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
14 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ158-271100-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1248 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NE AROUND
5 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 17 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
15 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
13 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 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.
.TUE...N 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.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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