Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
626 PM EST SUN JAN 25 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

AMZ100-260930-
626 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
LOW PRESSURE WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST TONIGHT THEN REDEVELOP OFF
THE COAST MONDAY. THE LOW WILL DEEPEN RAPIDLY AS IT LIFTS NORTHEAST
AWAY FROM THE AREA MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD IN FROM THE WEST WEDNESDAY...THEN PASS OFFSHORE THURSDAY.
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT OR FRIDAY.

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AMZ130-260930-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
626 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...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...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT.

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AMZ131-260930-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
626 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING... THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.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...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT...
INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY.

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AMZ135-260930-
PAMLICO SOUND-
626 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. 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 IN THE EVENING... THEN 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...
THEN AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

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AMZ136-260930-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
626 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.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...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ137-260930-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
626 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.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...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ150-260930-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
626 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
NEAR SHORE...SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...EXCEPT 5 TO 7 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT... BUILDING TO 5 TO
7 FT.

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AMZ152-154-260930-
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-
626 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT... BUILDING TO
5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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AMZ156-260930-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
626 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
INCREASING TO ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...
DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.

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AMZ158-260930-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
626 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...EXCEPT AROUND 2 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING
TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... EXCEPT 2 TO
4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.WED NIGHT...N 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.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.

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