Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
657 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 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

AMZ100-261015-
657 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
COLD FRONT WILL SETTLE JUST SOUTH OF THE AREA TODAY AND WEAKEN
SATURDAY. HOT RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD THROUGH MONDAY. A
STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION MONDAY NIGHT. DRY AND
PLEASANT HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN BY MID WEEK.

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AMZ130-261015-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
657 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...
THEN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-261015-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
657 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-261015-
PAMLICO SOUND-
657 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-261015-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
657 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-261015-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
657 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-261015-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
657 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-261015-
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-
657 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7
SECONDS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2
TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-261015-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
657 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7
SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2
TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
INCREASING TO ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-261015-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
657 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2
TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
FLAT... INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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