Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
343 AM EST TUE JAN 27 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

AMZ100-272030-
343 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
LOW PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO LIFT NORTHEAST AWAY FROM THE AREA
TODAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE WEST WEDNESDAY...THEN
PASS OFFSHORE THURSDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA
THURSDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY FRIDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER
THE AREA LATE FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY.

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AMZ130-272030-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
343 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT. SNOW LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY THIS
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW LATE THIS MORNING AND
EARLY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE
EVENING...THEN 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT...THEN 1 FT.

$$

AMZ131-272030-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
343 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
CHOPPY. SNOW LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY THIS
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW LATE THIS MORNING AND
EARLY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ135-272030-
PAMLICO SOUND-
343 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 25 KT EARLY. WAVES 2
TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT...THEN 1 FT.

$$

AMZ136-272030-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
343 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

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AMZ137-272030-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
343 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

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AMZ150-272030-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
343 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7
SECONDS. SNOW LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY THIS
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW LATE THIS MORNING AND
EARLY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
NEAR SHORE...SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.

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AMZ152-154-272030-
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-
343 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW UNTIL
LATE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT... BUILDING TO
4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

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AMZ156-272030-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
343 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY LATE. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS ROUGH.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ158-272030-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
343 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE THIS
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT...EXCEPT AROUND 2 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 4
SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 25 KT EARLY. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT...EXCEPT AROUND 2 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 4
SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

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