Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
953 AM EST FRI FEB 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

AMZ100-272215-
953 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS
TODAY AND REMAIN THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE
AREA EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ130-272215-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
953 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ131-272215-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
953 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ135-272215-
PAMLICO SOUND-
953 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ136-272215-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
953 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ137-272215-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
953 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ150-272215-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
953 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

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

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ152-154-272215-
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-
953 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

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

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ156-272215-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
953 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

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

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY...INCREASING TO ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING
TO 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ158-272215-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
953 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

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

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT AROUND 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...
INCREASING TO CHOPPY LATE.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT AROUND 3 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
CHOPPY.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT... EXCEPT 2 TO
3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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