Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
355 PM EDT WED APR 16 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

AMZ100-171000-
355 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE TO THE NORTHEAST WILL CONTINUE TO EXTEND DOWN THE
EASTERN SEABOARD THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. LOW PRESSURE WILL
DEVELOP IN THE GULF OF MEXICO FRIDAY AND MOVE NORTHEAST ALONG THE
STATIONARY FRONT OVER THE OFFSHORE WATERS THROUGH SATURDAY.

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AMZ130-171000-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
355 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT THIS EVENING...DIMINISHING TO
AROUND 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI 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. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT...THEN 1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ131-171000-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
355 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT THIS EVENING...DIMINISHING TO 15
TO 20 KT. WAVES ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ135-171000-
PAMLICO SOUND-
355 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT AND THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ136-171000-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
355 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT THIS EVENING....DIMINISHING TO 15
TO 20 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE THIS EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. WAVES ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE THIS
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

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AMZ137-171000-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
355 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT THIS EVENING...DIMINISHING TO 15
TO 20 KT. WAVES ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

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AMZ150-171000-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
355 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...EXCEPT 6 TO 8
FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ152-154-171000-
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-
355 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT... SUBSIDING TO
6 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT... SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.

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AMZ156-171000-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
355 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS VERY ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE
CHOP.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO
LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ158-171000-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
355 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING
TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT AROUND 3 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
CHOPPY.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4
FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS ROUGH.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO
FLAT.

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