Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1023 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 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

AMZ100-222215-
1023 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL LIFT NORTH THROUGH THE WATERS TODAY
THEN DISSIPATE NORTH OF THE AREA. A STRONGER FRONT WILL APPROACH
FROM THE WEST THURSDAY AND MOVE INTO THE WATERS FRIDAY...BECOMING
STATIONARY SATURDAY...THEN LIFTING BACK NORTH AS A WARM FRONT
SUNDAY.

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AMZ130-222215-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1023 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-222215-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1023 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-222215-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1023 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
SCATTERED TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-222215-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1023 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING...THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-222215-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1023 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED
TSTMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. SCATTERED TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-222215-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1023 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SCATTERED TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-222215-
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-
1023 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SCATTERED TSTMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SCATTERED TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-222215-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1023 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SCATTERED TSTMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. SCATTERED TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ158-222215-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1023 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SCATTERED TSTMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. SCATTERED TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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