Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
655 AM EST THU NOV 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

AMZ100-272330-
655 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS TODAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD INTO THE AREA FROM THE WEST FRIDAY...THEN REMAIN IN PLACE
THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA MONDAY
NIGHT WITH HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN TUESDAY.

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AMZ130-272330-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
655 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING AND
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 25 KT.
WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT THROUGH SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ131-272330-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
655 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 25 KT.
WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.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 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 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ135-272330-
PAMLICO SOUND-
655 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT EARLY THIS
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 25 KT EARLY. WAVES 2
TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...W 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...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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AMZ136-272330-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
655 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP THIS
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ137-272330-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
655 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP THIS
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING AND
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.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 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ150-272330-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
655 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

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

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING... THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 4 TO 6 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 4 TO 6 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. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.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 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.

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AMZ152-154-272330-
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-
655 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

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

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS... MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 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. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW 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...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.

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AMZ156-272330-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
655 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE THIS
MORNING...THEN BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY LATE THIS
MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO ROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8
SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.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.  DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 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...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO
CHOPPY.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ158-272330-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
655 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
SEAS NEAR SHORE BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY
LATE THIS MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO ROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 25 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 2 TO 3 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 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.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 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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