Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
335 AM EST THU NOV 27 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

AMZ100-272030-
335 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS TODAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD INTO THE AREA FROM THE WEST FRIDAY...THEN REMAIN IN PLACE
THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA
MONDAY NIGHT WITH HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN TUESDAY.

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AMZ130-272030-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
335 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING AND
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 25 KT.
WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT THROUGH SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ131-272030-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
335 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 25 KT.
WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ135-272030-
PAMLICO SOUND-
335 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT EARLY THIS
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY
THIS AFTERNOON...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 25 KT EARLY. WAVES 2
TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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AMZ136-272030-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
335 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT LATE THIS
MORNING...THEN BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...THEN INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP THIS AFTERNOON. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ137-272030-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
335 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE THIS MORNING...THEN
BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP THIS AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ150-272030-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
335 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. SEAS NEAR SHORE 3 TO 4 FT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS
MORNING... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING AND
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 4 TO 6 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 4 TO 6 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.

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AMZ152-154-272030-
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-
335 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE THIS
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.

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AMZ156-272030-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
335 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE THIS
MORNING...THEN BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY LATE THIS
MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO ROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8
SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.FRI 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.  DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT... INCREASING TO LIGHT
CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO
CHOPPY.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ158-272030-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
335 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT EARLY...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE
THIS MORNING...THEN BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2
TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS NEAR SHORE
BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY LATE THIS
MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO ROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT... INCREASING TO LIGHT
CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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