Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
300 AM 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

AMZ100-251815-
300 AM 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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AMZ130-251815-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
300 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-251815-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
300 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

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

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-251815-
PAMLICO SOUND-
300 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

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

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-251815-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
300 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

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

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-251815-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
300 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT THIS AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.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.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...
DIMINISHING TO FLAT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-251815-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
300 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

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

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-251815-
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-
300 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

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

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-251815-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
300 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY THIS
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT...
INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.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 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-251815-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
300 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF TSTMS
LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT...
INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.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...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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