Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
100 AM EST FRI DEC 26 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

AMZ100-261100-
100 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE REGION TONIGHT AND FRIDAY. THE
HIGH WILL MOVE OFFSHORE SATURDAY AHEAD OF THE NEXT APPROACHING
FRONTAL SYSTEM. A COLD FRONT WILL STALL OVER THE AREA MONDAY AND
FINALLY PUSH THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY.

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AMZ130-261100-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
100 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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AMZ131-261100-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
100 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT THROUGH SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ135-261100-
PAMLICO SOUND-
100 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ136-261100-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
100 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ137-261100-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
100 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ150-261100-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
100 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 17 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
16 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.

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AMZ152-154-261100-
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-
100 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 17 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
16 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ156-261100-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
100 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
16 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN THROUGH SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ158-261100-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
100 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.
.SAT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 17 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN THROUGH SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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