Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
652 PM EST SUN MAR 1 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

AMZ100-021130-
652 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A STATIONARY FRONT WILL LINGER NEAR THE COAST TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE THROUGH MONDAY. HIGH PRESSURE BEHIND THE FRONT WILL PASS
BY TO THE NORTH MONDAY NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH
THURSDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD TO THE NORTH FRIDAY INTO THE
WEEKEND.

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AMZ130-021130-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
652 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 10 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY THIS EVENING. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. A
CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN 1 TO 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF SLEET... THEN A CHANCE OF
SNOW AND SLEET.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.

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AMZ131-021130-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
652 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

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

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AMZ135-021130-
PAMLICO SOUND-
652 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...BECOMING
W. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY THIS EVENING. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE
LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PATCHY FOG LATE.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLEET.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT...THEN 1 FT.

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AMZ136-021130-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
652 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

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

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AMZ137-021130-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
652 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
RAIN LIKELY THIS EVENING. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE LATE THIS EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN LIKELY...
THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLEET.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ150-021130-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
652 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT EARLY...BECOMING
W. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY THIS
EVENING. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG LATE.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NEAR SHORE...SEAS
2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FT LATE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. RAIN LIKELY...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLEET.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

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AMZ152-154-021130-
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-
652 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

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

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING
W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. RAIN
LIKELY THIS EVENING. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE LATE THIS EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT LATE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. RAIN...THEN A CHANCE
OF SNOW AND SLEET.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

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AMZ156-021130-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
652 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

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

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 25 KT EARLY...BECOMING
W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN
LIKELY THIS EVENING. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE LATE THIS EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS AROUND 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5
TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS ROUGH. RAIN...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLEET.
.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.

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AMZ158-021130-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
652 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

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

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...BECOMING
W AROUND 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP... DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN
LIKELY THIS EVENING. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE LATE THIS EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3
FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO
A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...INCREASING TO ROUGH.
RAIN...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLEET.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO A
MODERATE CHOP.

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