Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1015 AM EDT FRI AUG 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

AMZ100-222215-
1015 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
WEAK LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE ACROSS NORTH OF THE AREA TODAY. HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDING ACROSS TO THE NORTH WILL PUSH THE FRONT SOUTH OF
THE AREA FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. THE HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND
SOUTH INTO THE REGION SUNDAY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ130-222215-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1015 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

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

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-222215-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1015 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

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

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-222215-
PAMLICO SOUND-
1015 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...NE 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 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 3 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-222215-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
1015 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT 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...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-222215-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1015 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUE...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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AMZ150-222215-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1015 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

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

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-222215-
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-
1015 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-222215-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
1015 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS...DECREASING TO
4 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE
CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-222215-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1015 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP LATE. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...W 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.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE
CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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