Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
335 PM EDT MON SEP 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

AMZ100-230945-
335 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD NORTH OF THE AREA TONIGHT AND TUESDAY
AND PERSIST THROUGH THE WEEK WHILE A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE
LINGERS OFFSHORE.

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AMZ130-230945-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
335 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...THEN 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-230945-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
335 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING... THEN A CHANCE
OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
RAIN LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-230945-
PAMLICO SOUND-
335 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING... THEN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-230945-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
335 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE. ISOLATED
SHOWERS EARLY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-230945-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
335 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY
THIS EVENING.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-230945-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
335 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. RAIN LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-230945-
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-
335 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4
TO 6 FT LATE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
EARLY THIS EVENING.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. RAIN WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. RAIN LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-230945-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
335 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
EVENING...THEN RAIN WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. RAIN WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI AND SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-230945-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
335 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT LATE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO
CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF RAIN WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5
SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. RAIN WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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