Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
734 PM EST TUE NOV 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

AMZ100-261230-
734 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST TONIGHT. LOW PRESSURE WILL FORM
ALONG THE FRONT AND MOVE NORTH ACROSS THE NORTH CAROLINA COAST
LATE TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY. A WEAK FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE
AREA ON THURSDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO NORTH CAROLINA BY
THE END OF THE WEEK AND REMAIN THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA MONDAY WITH HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN
TUESDAY.

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AMZ130-261230-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
734 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EST WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 1
FT...THEN 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING... THEN 1 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF PERIODS OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN
1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ131-261230-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
734 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY. RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
CHOPPY. PERIODS OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF PERIODS OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...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.

$$

AMZ135-261230-
PAMLICO SOUND-
734 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO
30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING... THEN 1 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF PERIODS OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 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...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...
THEN AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.

$$

AMZ136-261230-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
734 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP. PERIODS OF RAIN...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF PERIODS OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...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.

$$

AMZ137-261230-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
734 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON. PERIODS OF RAIN...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF PERIODS OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.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 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.

$$

AMZ150-261230-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
734 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT LATE THIS
EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...EXCEPT 6 TO 9 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. PERIODS OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT...BECOMING
W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO
8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NEAR SHORE...SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
PERIODS OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.

$$

AMZ152-154-261230-
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-
734 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN
BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. PERIODS OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF PERIODS OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

AMZ156-261230-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
734 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...INCREASING TO VERY ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON.
PERIODS OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO
A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF PERIODS OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
INCREASING TO ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW 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.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO CHOPPY.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.

$$

AMZ158-261230-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
734 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT LATE THIS
EVENING...THEN BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NEAR SHORE...SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY LATE THIS EVENING...THEN
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...EXCEPT 4 TO 6 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
CHOPPY...INCREASING TO ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON. PERIODS OF RAIN...MAINLY
IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO
A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF PERIODS OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.

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