Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1239 PM EST MON NOV 24 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

AMZ100-250115-
1239 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST TODAY AND MOVE OFFSHORE
EARLY TUESDAY MORNING. LOW PRESSURE WILL FORM ALONG THE FRONT OFF
THE NORTH CAROLINA COAST WEDNESDAY AND RACE NORTH OF THE AREA BY
THURSDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO AREA FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.

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AMZ130-250115-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1239 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN...MAINLY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...THEN 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.


WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-250115-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1239 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-250115-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1239 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.


WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-250115-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1239 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...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 SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-250115-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1239 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-250115-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1239 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT... EXCEPT 4 TO
6 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT 4 TO 6 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. RAIN...MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 10
FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-250115-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
1239 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ154-250115-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1239 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE. AREAS OF FOG.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-250115-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1239 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RAIN.
.WED...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.FRI...NW 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.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ158-250115-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1239 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT...EXCEPT 5 TO 7 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING
TO CHOPPY LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...EXCEPT 5 TO 7 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO
CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT
CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
NEAR SHORE...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP... INCREASING TO ROUGH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 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.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT
CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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