Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
100 PM EDT THU OCT 2 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

AMZ100-030015-
100 PM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL RIDGE INTO THE REGION THROUGH FRIDAY. A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THE WATERS FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE REGION THIS
WEEKEND THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ130-030015-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
100 PM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-030015-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
100 PM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-030015-
PAMLICO SOUND-
100 PM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT...THEN 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-030015-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
100 PM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-030015-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
100 PM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-030015-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
100 PM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-030015-
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-
100 PM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-030015-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
100 PM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 12 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY...INCREASING TO ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...
DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO
LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-030015-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
100 PM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... EXCEPT 1 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...EXCEPT 1 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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