Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
341 AM EDT WED JUL 30 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

AMZ100-301930-
341 AM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA THROUGH THURSDAY...AS A
FRONTAL BOUNDARY REMAINS STATIONARY OVER THE OFFSHORE WATERS. THE
FRONT WILL DRIFT BACK TOWARD THE COAST THURSDAY NIGHT INTO THE WEEKEND
WITH UNSETTLED WEATHER PATTERN RETURNING.

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AMZ130-301930-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
341 AM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO AROUND 10 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
SCATTERED TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.


WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ131-301930-
ALLIGATOR RIVER-
341 AM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO AROUND 10 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH SCATTERED TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ135-301930-
PAMLICO SOUND-
341 AM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
SCATTERED TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY... THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ136-301930-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
341 AM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AROUND 10 KT THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH SCATTERED TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ137-301930-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
341 AM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AROUND 10 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH SCATTERED TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ150-301930-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
341 AM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT THROUGH THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH SCATTERED TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ152-154-301930-
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-
341 AM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS
IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ156-301930-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
341 AM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH SCATTERED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH SCATTERED TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH SCATTERED TSTMS...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ158-301930-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
341 AM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH SCATTERED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH SCATTERED TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A
MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP... INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH SCATTERED TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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