Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
932 PM EST FRI DEC 19 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

AMZ100-200930-
932 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NORTHWEST TONIGHT. WEAK LOW
PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST LATE TONIGHT THEN
DRIFT SLOWLY EAST THROUGH SUNDAY. ANOTHER LOW WILL DEVELOP NEAR
THE COAST SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY THEN LIFT TO THE NORTHEAST
MONDAY NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST
TUESDAY AND CROSS THE REGION WEDNESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS TO
THE SOUTH OF THE AREA THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK.

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AMZ130-200930-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
932 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT...THEN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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AMZ131-200930-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
932 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO
LIGHT CHOP LATE.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
RAIN... MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN
LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING
TO LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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AMZ135-200930-
PAMLICO SOUND-
932 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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AMZ136-200930-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
932 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.

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AMZ137-200930-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
932 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
RAIN...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN
LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...E 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. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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AMZ150-200930-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
932 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5
SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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AMZ152-154-200930-
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-
932 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5
SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
A CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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AMZ156-200930-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
932 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4
SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN
LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. RAIN...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 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. SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... DIMINISHING TO
FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS VERY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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AMZ158-200930-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
932 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4
SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN
LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 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. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... DIMINISHING TO
FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT... INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...
INCREASING TO VERY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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