Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1011 AM EST THU DEC 25 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

AMZ100-252315-
1011 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE OFF THE COAST TODAY.
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GULF STATES TODAY WILL BE CENTERED OVER THE
CAROLINAS FRIDAY. THE HIGH WILL MOVE EAST SATURDAY. A COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE THROUGH MONDAY.

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AMZ130-252315-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1011 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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AMZ131-252315-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1011 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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AMZ135-252315-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1011 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.

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AMZ136-252315-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1011 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT
EARLY...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP LATE.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.

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AMZ137-252315-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1011 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...BECOMING
NW 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT
CHOP LATE.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.

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AMZ150-252315-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1011 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 25
KT EARLY...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT... EXCEPT 2 TO
4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 17 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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AMZ152-154-252315-
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-
1011 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING
NW. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 17 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.

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AMZ156-252315-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1011 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING
NW 10 TO 15 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FT LATE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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AMZ158-252315-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1011 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING
NW 10 TO 15 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.
.SAT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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