Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1242 PM EST SUN DEC 28 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

AMZ100-290115-
1242 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL SHIFT OFF THE COAST TODAY AS A COLD FRONT
APPROACHES. THE FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA
TONIGHT AND MONDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE CENTERED IN THE VICINITY
THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK...WITH A COLD FRONT APPROACHING
NEXT WEEKEND.

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AMZ130-290115-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1242 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

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

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AMZ131-290115-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1242 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

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

$$

AMZ135-290115-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1242 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
AND DRIZZLE.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT...THEN 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ136-290115-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1242 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

$$

AMZ137-290115-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1242 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

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

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AMZ150-290115-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1242 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 12 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. SHOWERS
LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
AND DRIZZLE.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND
2 FT.

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AMZ152-290115-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
1242 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 12 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
AND DRIZZLE.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND
2 FT.

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AMZ154-290115-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1242 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
AND DRIZZLE.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.

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AMZ156-290115-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1242 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO
LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

AMZ158-290115-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1242 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO
LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP.

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