Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
216 PM EDT THU AUG 21 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

AMZ100-220230-
216 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK FRONT WILL LINGER NEAR THE ALBEMARLE SOUND AND NORTHERN
WATERS TODAY...LIFTING TO THE NORTH TONIGHT. THE FRONT WILL FINALLY
PUSH THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY SATURDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
EXTEND SOUTH INTO THE REGION SUNDAY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ130-220230-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
216 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-220230-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
216 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-220230-
PAMLICO SOUND-
216 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-220230-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
216 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT IN THE EVENING... BECOMING LIGHT
AND VARIABLE. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-220230-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
216 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-220230-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
216 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN
THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-220230-
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-
216 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS... INCREASING
TO 9 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN
THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-220230-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
216 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS FLAT... INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP IN
THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-220230-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
216 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 4 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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