Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
943 AM EDT FRI JUL 11 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

AMZ100-112115-
943 AM EDT FRI JUL 11 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT WILL STALL OVER THE AREA TODAY. THE
STALLED FRONT WILL WEAKEN AND DISSIPATE OVER THE WEEKEND. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE REGION EARLY NEXT WEEK. ANOTHER COLD
FRONT IS EXPECTED TO APPROACH THE AREA MID WEEK.

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AMZ130-112115-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
943 AM EDT FRI JUL 11 2014

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO AROUND 10 KT
LATE. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING...
THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT...THEN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-112115-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
943 AM EDT FRI JUL 11 2014

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-112115-
PAMLICO SOUND-
943 AM EDT FRI JUL 11 2014

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-112115-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
943 AM EDT FRI JUL 11 2014

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

AMZ137-112115-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
943 AM EDT FRI JUL 11 2014

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES
CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-112115-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
943 AM EDT FRI JUL 11 2014

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-112115-
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-
943 AM EDT FRI JUL 11 2014

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING...
THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-112115-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
943 AM EDT FRI JUL 11 2014

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-112115-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
943 AM EDT FRI JUL 11 2014

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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