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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
602 AM EST FRI JAN 30 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

AMZ100-302230-
602 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFFSHORE LATE THIS MORNING. COLD HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA INTO SUNDAY. ANOTHER FRONTAL
SYSTEM WILL AFFECT THE AREA SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY. YET ANOTHER
FRONT CROSSES THE REGION ON THURSDAY.

$$

AMZ130-302230-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
602 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...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 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. RAIN
LIKELY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES AROUND 2 FT...THEN
1 FT.

$$

AMZ131-302230-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
602 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW 25 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO VERY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF RAIN THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT. WAVES VERY ROUGH.
.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...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W 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.

$$

AMZ135-302230-
PAMLICO SOUND-
602 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY THIS
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. WAVES AROUND 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN
LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN
LIKELY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES AROUND 2 FT...THEN
1 FT.

$$

AMZ136-302230-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
602 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO ROUGH. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
WAVES ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W 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 E. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

$$

AMZ137-302230-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
602 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO ROUGH. A CHANCE OF RAIN THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES ROUGH.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. WAVES CHOPPY. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

$$

AMZ150-302230-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
602 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 40 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT
THIS AFTERNOON.  DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
RAIN...MAINLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO
12 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. NEAR SHORE...SEAS
3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING
TO 6 TO 9 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

AMZ152-154-302230-
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-
602 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 40 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT
THIS AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
RAIN...MAINLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. RAIN
LIKELY.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

AMZ156-302230-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
602 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...INCREASING TO VERY ROUGH LATE. A CHANCE
OF RAIN...MAINLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY
ROUGH.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 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 ROUGH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

$$

AMZ158-302230-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
602 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5
SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... INCREASING TO VERY
ROUGH LATE. A CHANCE OF RAIN THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH...
DIMINISHING TO ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. NEAR SHORE...SEAS 2 TO 3 FT IN THE
MORNING...THEN 1 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 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 ROUGH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

$$

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