Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
645 PM EST MON MAR 2 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

AMZ100-031145-
645 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL PASS BY TO THE NORTH TONIGHT. A WARM FRONT WILL
MOVE THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THURSDAY.
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FOR THE WEEKEND.

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AMZ130-031145-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
645 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN
RAIN LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF SLEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SNOW AND SLEET IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT...THEN 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ131-031145-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
645 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF SLEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND
SLEET IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

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AMZ135-031145-
PAMLICO SOUND-
645 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SNOW AND SLEET IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ136-031145-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
645 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF SLEET
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SNOW AND SLEET IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

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AMZ137-031145-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
645 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP. RAIN LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND
SLEET IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

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AMZ150-031145-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
645 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EST TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4
TO 6 FT...NEAR SHORE SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF SLEET
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
AND SLEET IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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AMZ152-154-031145-
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-
645 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EST TUESDAY...

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

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AMZ156-031145-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
645 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EST TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY LATE.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3
FT IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5
TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT... BECOMING NW
15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...
DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLEET IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ158-031145-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
645 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EST TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5
TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NEAR SHORE...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW 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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...
DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLEET IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT
CHOP.

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