Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
633 PM EST SUN DEC 28 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

AMZ100-291130-
633 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA TONIGHT AND WILL
LINGER OFFSHORE INTO TUESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN WEST OF THE
AREA THROUGH MUCH OF THE WEEK. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE AREA
NEXT WEEKEND.

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AMZ130-291130-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
633 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN 1 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ131-291130-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
633 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N LATE. WAVES FLAT...
INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
AND DRIZZLE.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N 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.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ135-291130-
PAMLICO SOUND-
633 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N LATE. WAVES 1 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
AND DRIZZLE.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN
1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ136-291130-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
633 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES FLAT... INCREASING TO
LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ137-291130-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
633 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N LATE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES FLAT... INCREASING TO
LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ150-291130-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
633 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN
BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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AMZ152-291130-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
633 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN LATE.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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AMZ154-291130-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
633 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. RAIN...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.


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AMZ156-291130-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
633 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP.

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AMZ158-291130-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
633 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
LATE.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT... EXCEPT 2 TO
3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...N 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.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

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