Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
951 AM EDT MON OCT 20 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

AMZ100-202115-
951 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE ALONG THE NORTH CAROLINA COAST THIS MORNING WILL MOVE
OFFSHORE TODAY AND TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO MOVE THROUGH
THE AREA LATE TUESDAY WITH AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPING ALONG
IT WELL NORTH OF THE REGION WEDNESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO
THE AREA FROM THE WEST THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

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AMZ130-202115-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
951 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY
IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT... THEN 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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AMZ131-202115-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
951 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ135-202115-
PAMLICO SOUND-
951 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S THIS AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT...THEN 1 FT.

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AMZ136-202115-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
951 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ137-202115-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
951 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S AROUND 5 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ150-202115-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
951 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.

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AMZ152-202115-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
951 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 5 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.

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AMZ154-202115-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
951 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 5 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.

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AMZ156-202115-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
951 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS... MAINLY IN
THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ158-202115-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
951 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

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