Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1000 PM EDT MON APR 27 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

AMZ100-280915-
1000 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA OVER THE FIRST PART OF THE
WEEK. LOW PRESSURE WILL AFFECT THE AREA THROUGH THE LAST HALF OF THE
WEEK. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN OVER THE WEEKEND AND REMAIN INTO
THE BEGINNING OF THE WEEK.

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AMZ130-280915-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1000 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

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

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AMZ131-280915-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1000 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

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

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AMZ135-280915-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1000 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
WAVES 1 FT...THEN 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ136-280915-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1000 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

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

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AMZ137-280915-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1000 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

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

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AMZ150-280915-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1000 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EDT TUESDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. NEAR SHORE...SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 4 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO
10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.

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AMZ152-154-280915-
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-
1000 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EDT TUESDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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AMZ156-280915-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1000 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY LATE.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. RAIN LIKELY.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...
DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT
CHOP.

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AMZ158-280915-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1000 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT AROUND 2 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING
TO CHOPPY.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... EXCEPT 1 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY
IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING... THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

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