Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
704 PM EST FRI MAR 6 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

AMZ100-071215-
704 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
COLD HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE REGION TODAY AND REMAIN IN
PLACE THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH EARLY
MONDAY...THEN AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL IMPACT THE REGION TUESDAY
AND WEDNESDAY.

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AMZ130-071215-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
704 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE
THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT THIS EVENING...THEN
1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY...
THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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AMZ131-071215-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
704 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO
LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

AMZ135-071215-
PAMLICO SOUND-
704 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3
FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY...
THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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AMZ136-071215-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
704 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP LATE.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO
LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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AMZ137-071215-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
704 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES FLAT.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. RAIN LIKELY... MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO
LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

AMZ150-071215-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
704 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EST SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT...THEN 1 TO 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN
LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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AMZ152-154-071215-
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-
704 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
RAIN LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

AMZ156-071215-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
704 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE
THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY
LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS
EVENING.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS FLAT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP... DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. RAIN
LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

AMZ158-071215-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
704 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
CHOPPY.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. NEAR SHORE...SEAS AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN
1 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 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.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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