Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
333 PM EST THU JAN 29 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

AMZ100-300830-
333 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE AREA WILL MOVE OFFSHORE THIS EVENING. A
COLD FRONT WITH LIMITED MOISTURE WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA LATE
TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE
AREA LATE FRIDAY INTO SUNDAY. ANOTHER FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL AFFECT
THE AREA SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY.

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AMZ130-300830-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
333 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

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

.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT LATE THIS
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ131-300830-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
333 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

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AMZ135-300830-
PAMLICO SOUND-
333 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE
THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
LATE.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN
LIKELY.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES AROUND 2 FT...THEN
1 FT.

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AMZ136-300830-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
333 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT LATE THIS
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES FLAT.

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AMZ137-300830-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
333 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE THIS
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
LATE THIS EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES FLAT...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN
LIKELY.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES FLAT.

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AMZ150-300830-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
333 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP
TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. NEAR SHORE...SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO
12 FT...EXCEPT 6 TO 9 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT... SUBSIDING TO 6 TO
9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NEAR SHORE...SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING
TO 6 TO 9 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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AMZ152-154-300830-
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-
333 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE
THIS EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

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AMZ156-300830-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
333 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING
TO ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING AND EARLY
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7
SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO A
MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY
IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP... INCREASING TO CHOPPY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY
ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO ROUGH. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ158-300830-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
333 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING
TO ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING AND EARLY
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT IN THE EVENING.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. NEAR SHORE...SEAS 2 TO 3 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...
DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

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