Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
936 AM EDT THU OCT 30 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

AMZ100-302115-
936 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA TODAY AND FRIDAY. A
STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NORTHWEST MONDAY
AND TUESDAY THEN MOVE OFF THE COAST ON WEDNESDAY.

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AMZ130-302115-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
936 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ131-302115-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
936 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. WAVES VERY
ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES
CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

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AMZ135-302115-
PAMLICO SOUND-
936 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT...THEN 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. WAVES 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AROUND 5 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT...THEN 1 FT.

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AMZ136-302115-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
936 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES
CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

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AMZ137-302115-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
936 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES
CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

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AMZ150-302115-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
936 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 KT. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO
14 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.


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AMZ152-154-302115-
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-
936 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 KT. SEAS 7 TO
10 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO
14 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

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AMZ156-302115-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
936 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO
40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO
VERY ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS EXTREMELY
ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO VERY ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO ROUGH.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO
FLAT.

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AMZ158-302115-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
936 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT AROUND 2 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...
INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT AROUND 2 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO
A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP
TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...
INCREASING TO VERY ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. GUSTS UP TO 50 KT IN THE EVENING.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

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