Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
257 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

AMZ100-250715-
257 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST TONIGHT AND WILL CROSS THE
REGION AFTER SUNRISE ON TUESDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL FORM ON THE FRONT
AND MOVE NORTH ALONG THE NORTH CAROLINA COAST ON WEDNESDAY. A WEAK
BOUNDARY WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA ON THURSDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD INTO THE AREA FRIDAY AND REMAIN THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A COLD
FRONT WILL DROP THROUGH THE AREA MONDAY.

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AMZ130-250715-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
257 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.TUE...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ131-250715-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
257 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
LATE.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY...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...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...NW 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.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ135-250715-
PAMLICO SOUND-
257 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

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

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AMZ136-250715-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
257 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY...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...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ137-250715-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
257 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY...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 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 AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ150-250715-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
257 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT 4 TO 6 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
SHOWERS LIKELY...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 8 SECONDS. RAIN...MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT... EXCEPT 6 TO 9 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW 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.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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AMZ152-250715-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
257 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO
10 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. 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...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW 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.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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AMZ154-250715-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
257 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. 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...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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AMZ156-250715-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
257 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W 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. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.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. 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. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. 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...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO
LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP.

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AMZ158-250715-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
257 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...EXCEPT 5 TO 7 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W 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. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.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 8 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 6 TO
9 FT...EXCEPT 5 TO 7 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
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...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...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.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP.

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